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Android Virtual Device Question


I completed the Fun Facts Project using Android Studio and the emulator worked perfectly fine.

I'm currently working on the Blog Reader project in Eclipse and can't create a new emulator. When I try creating a new Android Virtual Device, under the CPU/ABI field, I get an error message saying "No system images installed for this target".

Please advise on how to proceed.

Thank you.

2 Answers

You'll need to install the system images through the Android SDK Manager. Navigate to whichever Android version you would like to use and select one of the system images to install. Make sure you also have the SDK Platform installed for that Android version, and if you don't then select that also. Next, click to install the package(s). After it installs, restart Eclipse, and try to create your AVD again.

Also, I agree with Stone about Genymotion. Genymotion loads a lot quicker and is a lot more responsive than the AVD on Eclipse/Android Studio, so I'd suggest checking it out when you get the chance!

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
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Honestly If I were you I would just use genymotion. It is so much better than using AVD. Its so much faster. Treehouse has a course called Android Tools that includes a section on getting genymotion setup. It covers using android studio, but its relatively simple to install the eclipse plugin following the directions on the genymotion site. I would probably just use Android Studio for this course as well.