Tag: android-emulator

Is there an Android PCI card?

Does anyone know of a PCI card suitable for Android development? I find the emulator unusably slow (Linux 64-bit, quad-core, 8GB RAM), and a card I could hide in my desktop would be nice. I know there are USB options out there, but that means yet more kit I need to find a shelf for… […]

Debugging Android Widget Code In Eclipse

I am starting with Android programming with the help of Unlocking Android / Manning which came from Santa and is a pretty good book. After running a few little tests and examples, I’m moving towards developing the concepts for my own application. I want my App to execute as a Home Widget and I’m using […]

Reliable way of detecting whether an Android app is running in 'BlueStacks'

I would like to ascertain at run-time inside an Android app whether it is running within the BlueStacks Android emulator. This is so I can modify the way the app runs when running inside BlueStacks. BlueStacks does not support multi-touch so I want to implement an alternative to the standard pinch-to-zoom functionality my current app […]

LogCat & Console stopped working with Eclipse Android Emulator

The Console and LogCat printouts stopped working in Eclipse with the Android Emulator. I’m getting the following Exception in the Console [2011-11-10 11:04:58 – Unexpected error while launching logcat. Try reselecting the device.]device not found com.android.ddmlib.AdbCommandRejectedException: device not found at com.android.ddmlib.AdbHelper.setDevice(AdbHelper.java:736) at com.android.ddmlib.AdbHelper.executeRemoteCommand(AdbHelper.java:373) at com.android.ddmlib.Device.executeShellCommand(Device.java:319) at com.android.ddmuilib.logcat.LogCatReceiver$1.run(LogCatReceiver.java:100) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Usually when the emulator is […]

Is it possible to discover and run third-party Android Instant Apps on an emulated device?

I’m currently trying to learn about Android instant apps. Since I don’t own any real devices that support them, I’m using the emulator (from Android Studio 3.0 Canary 9). I can successfully run “toy” instant apps (like this) on my emulated Nexus 5x (with Play Store), so I believe that my development environment is configured […]

Android emulator is based on QEMU. Can I use KVM with it?

My laptop supports hardware virtualization (AMD SVM) and I know that: QEMU can make use of hardware virtualization through KVM; The Android emulator is very much based on QEMU Natural question follows: can I combine the two (Android+KVM) to get improved performance in the emulator?

Visual Studio emulator for Android stuck at “OS is starting…”, only on API Level 23 / Android 6

Since I read the news about Xamarin now being “free”, I immediately installed Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 and the Android tooling (NDKs, SDKs for 19-23, Visual Studio Emulator for Android dated January 2016) to start working on an Android application. Excited I launched the emulator from Tools -> Visual Studio Emulator for Android and […]

Cannot Write to sdcard in Android emulator

I have added this line in the AndroidManifest.xml: <uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE” /> However, when I run code to write to the sdcard , I get this Error: 02-19 13:24:46.760: E/CameraTest(598): /mnt/sdcard/image.jpg: open failed: EACCES (Permission denied) How do I solve this problem? EDIT: I am using the Android Emulator with SDCard added. EDIT-2: I know what […]

How can I turn off the screen in the android emulator?

How can I turn off the screen in the android emulator? I am using android 2.3.3 version

how to test bluetooth application on emulators in android

I’ve made a Bluetooth chat application on Android and I need to test it, but I do not own an Android phone so I am dependent on an emulator for all my testing purposes. Is there a way for me to test Bluetooth-based applications on an Android emulator? I am using Eclipse for development. I’d […]

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