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Create Android Emulator using AVD Manager

An Android Virtual Device (AVD) is a configuration that defines the characteristics of an Android phone, tablet, Wear OS, Android TV, or Automotive OS device that you want to simulate in the Android Emulator. The AVD Manager is an interface you can launch from Android Studio that helps you create and manage AVDs. Follow below steps to create Android Emulator using AVD Manager:

Step 1: Open Android Studio and Click on Configure->AVD Manager

Step 2: Click on Create Virtual Device

Step 3: Select Phone and then your choice of Mobile.

Step 4: Download x86_64 image, 64 bit should be selected for terminal and command line creation.

Step 5: Accept Terms and Conditions and click on Next

Step 6: Wait for download to complete and then click on Finish.

Step 7: Click Next

Step 8: Give name to your AVD and select several option listed according to your requirement.

Step 9: Click on I> icon in Actions to launch.

 Your Emulator is launched successfully.

Submitted by tgoswami on September 20, 2021

Tarun has 11+ years of experience in Quality Assurance in different domains like Banking, E-commerce, Health and Education.


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