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How to check the current platform of Android OS?

If you have adb set up, it's a one-liner at the shell prompt: $ adb shell "getprop ro.product.cpu.abi" arm64-v8a In this example, the device asked answered that it has a 64bit ARM V8a CPU (second ...
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How to gain root on BlueStacks Android emulator

These instructions require that you understand the UNIX command line basics. The instructions work on OSX, Linux and Windows. No Microsoft Windows or BlueStacks Tweaker needed. The emulator is ...
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How to check the current platform of Android OS?

CPU -Z is a versatile app that gives you SoC information apart from some other apps From app description on play store
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The emulator process for AVD Nexus_5X_API_22 was killed

Go to: Tools > Android > AVD Manager Press the "edit" (pencil) icon next to your AVD Change "Graphics" to "Software".
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Can a Terminal Emulator on android do everything that a terminal on linux or mac does?

Not really.... they are no more limited than the tools that Android has installed, remember that Android is not Linux, it is based on it but it's command line interface is very limited by comparison ...
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How to bypass an app's ability to know is being run on an emulator rather than a real device.

In general there are three ways to bypass an emulator check: Modify the app and remove the emulator check. Modify the emulator so that it pretends to be a real device. Modify the system calls the app ...
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What is ARM Translation tools?

This library is part of Intel's Houdini project where ARM native code runs on Intel x86 using an emulation feature named Houdini (see libhoudini Archives). This library basically maps ARM to x86 CPU ...
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App doesn't show on emulator playstore

The Play Store enabled emulator images are x86 images so they can be executed faster on an Intel/AMD CPU. Physical smartphones at the moment all use ARM CPUs (armv8a 64 bit to be precise). If an app ...
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There is no emulator that can totally emulate an Android device?

You are talking about an Android device, there may be 100.000 small differences between real and emulated devices. Even eliminating all those differences that can be "fixed" requires quite ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

Yes, Bluestacks is the best option for your needs. Particularly suitable for game players, you can run any app on it. No need to download any extra; after downloading Bluestacks on your PC, just log ...
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How to do ADB over 'wifi' (actually in the same PC) for emulated device

I forgot that adb daemon binds to localhost, and I was trying to access from 192.168.122.x. With socat I was able to redirect the ADB client from my VM to the ADB daemon on my host machine which made ...
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Feed an image to Genymotion Camera

I failed to get this working on Ubuntu 18.04. Here's what I found: The Ubuntu repos contain a program called Webcamoid which can create a virtual camera that uses your desktops as the camera input. ...
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LG android phone emulator

Nexus 5 (LG D820) emulator images are readily available from Android Studio. Tools--> Android--> AVD Manager --> Nexus 5
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Android AVD not displaying appropriate scale

I don't launch from the command line, but this question came up while I was trying to solve a similar problem. I eventually solved it by replacing the hw.lcd.density value in the .android/avd/<...
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Run windows 10 ARM on QEMU

I think you must compile qemu-system=aarch64 by yourself, but go into the /arm folder of the source code. You have to go in the file virt.c and modify line has_el3=false to has_el3=true. Microsoft ...
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What is `NoxConsole` `list` command output meaning?

Thanks to the link provided by Andrew T. from Yeshen FAQ, and after some my own research, I can write the description of the NoxConsole list output columns: The device index. You can use the index ...
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Emulating port redirection (port 53) without root

Try Daedalus, which uses Android's non-root proxy system. This enables it to intercept DNS requests to the regular port 53, and forward them to the server you want to use, and use non-standard ports. ...
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Trying to buy an app on a degoogled device. Why is the app "not compatible with your device"?

Robert's comment seems to have fixed it (I used the emulator built into android studio, which I happened to have already installed, with a device that has the play store installed). I guess the reason ...
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Exploring options for customizing SeLinux policy ( SePolicy to enable bind-mounting ) , including kernel recompilation

--- Can I just modify the Sepolicy file at or entire kernel needs to be recompiled /sys/fs/selinux/policy . How many files need to change for a modfied custom SePolicy to be in effect First of all, ...
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How to emulate any android version in linux?

There are few things you can try. Anbox: Anbox is a wine-like android compatibility layer for Linux. It is not an emulator.It is based on android marshmallow I think. Geny Motion: Geny Motion is an ...
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How do I run an Android app on an iPhone?

Generally, you cannot run Android apps on an iPhone. Based on my 30-60 minutes doing research on Google it seems there is no general solution. This Android.SE post This Quora question However, some ...
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How to gain root on BlueStacks Android emulator

Mikko Ohtamaa's answer already covered the main question. However, if there are some difficulties while following it, here are some additional tips that may help: a) If adb connect localhost:5555 ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

This article explains how to install Windows on an Android tablet. But as it stresses, the app and methods are unsupported, so if something happens to your device, then you are on your own. From the ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

For non-commercial uses Genymotion is a great candidate. It is free for personal usage. It supports GApps (Google apps i.e Playstore, Gmail etc). It is also quite faster than the Google's stock ...
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How to download and emulate the official android x86 image from Android Studio?

If I understand correctly what you want achieve, this has been documented pretty well on SE sister sites: Firstly assuming you have successfully installed Android studio, it needs the following files ...
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Feed an image to Genymotion Camera

I made it work using the 2010 Manycam version 2.6.1, since Manycam latest version has restrictions. As you can note when scanning it (https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/...
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The emulator process for AVD Nexus_5X_API_22 was killed

The same happened to me, in other places I read that is a problem with the library shipped with the SDK. The following line worked for me $ android-sdk/tools/emulator -avd Nexus_5_API_27 -use-system-...
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The emulator process for AVD Nexus_5X_API_22 was killed

emulator: ERROR: Could not initialize OpenglES emulation, use '-gpu off' to disable it. The emulator wasn't able to use OpenGL ES emulation on your PC. As the message says, you can disable it using ...
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Not compatible app and "install failed missing shared library"

I had the same problem. I think it's not a matter of the emulator software you use, it's more probably a matter of which is the emulated device. I don't recommend Bluestacks, because you may need the ...
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How do I run Windows or Linux as a virtual machine on Android?

You can use Limbo emulator or Qemu. but i don't think that your phone can handle windows 10. i've tried windows xp though and it worked pretty well.
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