Tag: android-emulator

Android Studio Emulator “/dev/kvm is not found”

Couldn’t use x86 emulators, AVD manager shows warning “/dev/kvm is not found” and telling me to edit BIOS security setting to enable VT-x.

facebook app doesn't work on genymotion emulator 2.0.1 even if google play is installed

I have installed facebook app on genymotion emulator nexus 4.1.1 version 2.0.1 of Genymotion. But it doesn’t work… After success of installation , I have seen a shortcut of the Facebook app on home but when I press one black screen appear for about three seconds and close Do you any idea how to fix […]

Seek bar, change path color from yellow to white

I have two questions: 1) how do I change the color of the seek bar (path) from yellow (the default color) to white. What I mean to say is, while I slide the thumb , it turns the line traversed from grey to yellow. I want track/line to either remain grey or white..Basically I want […]

Android Emulator: both soft input and hard keyboard input

I would like to have both soft input and hard keyboard enabled in my android virtual device. I know how to have either but not BOTH. The reason wanting for BOTH at the SAME time: soft input: preview how the layout resizes when the screen is reduced by the keyobard hard keyboard: obviously the quick […]

Android Studio – emulator: how to test API 15 x86 Google API

I want to test my app on older emulated devices but I cannot. e.g. API 15, I’ve installed the following packages: but when I’m prompted to chose the AVD’s image, I cannot find it: The first one doesn’t load, hangs for ever and it would be anyway useless as without Google APIs. The second is […]

How to set the emulator pixel density from the command line?

(Using android sdk 25.1.6) I am creating and opening Android emulator from the command line: $> android create avd -n my_device -t 9 –skin 1440×2560 –abi default/x86 How can I set its pixel density? I have tried the following approaches: After running the above command I answer “yes” to creating a hardware profile. When I’m […]

NullPointerException from UsbManager

I have some code which looks like UsbManager usbManager = (UsbManager) context.getSystemService(Context.USB_SERVICE); usbManager.getDeviceList(); When I use an Android 5.0 emulator, I get this crash: java.lang.NullPointerException: Attempt to invoke interface method ‘void android.hardware.usb.IUsbManager.getDeviceList(android.os.Bundle)’ on a null object reference at android.hardware.usb.UsbManager.getDeviceList(UsbManager.java:243) … I understand that the official Android emulator has no USB support, but I would expect […]

Virtual emulators which can play HD videos in android

Prior to genymotion I was using Android Emulator. Even though it lagged, it played normal videos. genymotion is very fast, but, sadly, it doesn’t play videos. It only completes advertisements. Are there any better options to play videos? I need to test this with multiple devices.

“No Target Selected” error on Android tablet emulator in Eclipse

I am learning Android programming using Eclipse, but am unable to create a tablet emulator. I have successfully created numerous phone emulators, which all work fine. When I try to create a tablet emulator in the Android Virtual Device manager I get the error: “No Target Selected”, even though it puts a target in itself […]

How can I run multiple Andy machines

I read that I can run multiple Andy machines in the following link http://andysupport.s3.amazonaws.com/AndyOSFAQ44v1.pdf but I cannot open Andy Launcher I tried to double click HandyAndy’s icon in the task bar but it doesn’t work

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