Tag: android-emulator

Simulate slow network on Android simulator

I’m building an app that uses AsyncTask to display a progress bar when it’s performing network operation (Google translate). However, the problem is that I can’t tell if it’s working since the network is too fast and it finishes running the operation as soon as I start it. So is there a way to simulate […]

Preparing apps for the nexus 10

I am working on an android Audio Recording application, our app is currently designed to work on all android phones, the Nexus 7 and the Motorola Xoom tablets. I was wondering if there are any guidelines or best practices to re-design/modify our app for Nexus 10. More specifically, any pointers on the below points would […]

HAXM not working on Linux

Here we go for GingerBread: http://software.intel.com/en-us/blogs/2012/03/12/how-to-start-intel-hardware-assistedvirtualization-hypervisor-on-linux-to-speed-up-intel-android-x86-gingerbread-emulator/ Any updates for ICECream sandwich or Kitkat? Helpful answers are highly appreciated!!


I’m trying to turn WiFi off when the screen is OFF (locked), and turn it on again when screen is ON (unlocked). I made a BroadcastReceiver; put in manifest this code: <receiver android:name=”MyIntentReceiver”> <intent-filter> <action android:name=”android.intent.action.BOOT_COMPLETED” /> <action android:name=”android.intent.action.SCREEN_OFF” /> <action android:name=”android.intent.action.SCREEN_ON” /> <action android:name=”android.intent.action.USER_PRESENT” /> <category android:name=”android.intent.category.HOME” /> <category android:name=”android.intent.category.LAUNCHER” /> </intent-filter> </receiver> and […]

Camera on Android Eclipse emulator:

I don’t have an embedded camera in the lid of my notebook. I’d be hooking up through an external USB camera. The emulator runtime can pick this up right? I’ll get the image displayed inside the AVD skin’s screen in real time?

connection refused when trying to connect to my REST server from android emulator

consider the following android code and please solve my problem: There is REST server running on my laptop..i can access that server from my browser and get proper resuts…but now i want to use it from my android emulator that is also running on my laptop using following code.. // String URL = “http://localhost:8080/server/rest/user/1”; String […]

AVD Screen orientation not changing with CTRL+F11 or CTRL+F12

I run my app in the AVD emulator using eclipse but I’m unable to change the screen orientation in the AVD (Android 2.0 platform on the emulator). When I press CTRL+F11 or CTRL+F12 on the keyboard, nothing happens. No messages are generated in the adb debuglog/logcat either when I press either hotkey. According to http://developer.android.com/guide/developing/tools/emulator.html […]

get the path of a Gallery Folder in Android

I know how to programatically get a gallery image (one by one). Now that the gallery is organised folderwise Is there a way to select and get the path of a folder in the gallery view…

Android Emulator not seen in Device Chooser

I have a weird problem here. When I start an Emulator, it starts up after sometime but it is not shown in the Android Device Chooser(some times it is shown). Has anyone encountered this situation before? Here is a screen shot of the situation. As you can see, one emulator is running on port 5554 […]

URDU or Arabic Support in android for emulator and device

I am developing an application which i need to add urdu language. The problem is that, when i open this file on browser then urdu words are shown good. but these words are not shown on emulator. for example محبوب this is shown same as it is on browser but when i see this word […]

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