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Android Setup and the Crystal Ball project

I cannot launch the android emulator correctly in spite of the fact that i have done every step as it is shown in the tutorial done by Ben Jakuben. Can it be because my MacBook Pro isnt new?

1 Answer

You have to make sure you are using a Macbook Pro with an Intel processor. I'm guessing Macbooks from the mid-2009 era/period should work (I use an old Macbook pro).

If you use the default android emulator be prepared for speed issues; it is ridiculously slow; however you can use Genymotion. The setup will take a while but after that the next time you run things, it will be really fast and possibly working correctly.



Hope this helps.

Thank you for your answer, My Macbook Pro is from 2010 and has an Intel processor. I have already tried with genymotion but i cannot figure out how to launch my AVD neither with the default android emulator nor genymotion.

Try using a plugin; I use Android studio when writing Android code and they have a nice plugin that lets you start. Sometimes, I trick the system by first running Virtual Box (not starting the Emulator) and then switching over to the IDE and clicking the Genymotion icon to run the app.