Android Build a Simple Android App Creating the Screen Layout Adding a Button

kabir k
PRO
kabir k
Pro Student 18,036 Points

Can't make the edited FunFacts app show up in the Android Virtual Device (5554:Nexus_5_API_23) like the teacher's

I'm having trouble making the edited FunFacts app show up in the Android Virtual Device (5554:Nexus_5_API_23) like the teacher's.

Anyone knows how to get it to show up?

Thanks.

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,318 Points

What steps did you take to launch the emulator and app, and did you have any error or warning messages along the way?

kabir k
kabir k
Pro Student 18,036 Points

I followed the video. Instead of using the first link (to download the latest version), I used the second Mac link (that uses the same version of Android Studio as Ben's) at the beginning of the Course so I can get the same results for my app with the plan upgrading later.

I ran into some other issues along the way but this is the only problem left. I can see FunFacts app in the virtual device in the Design view of the emulator but I run the app, it doesn't show up in the Android Virtual Device. All I see is a blank device.

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,318 Points

Did the emulator start up properly? By that I mean after it boots up it gives you a lock/home screen that acts pretty much like a real Android phone would?

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,318 Points

What happens when you press the play button in the top bar of Studio (just right of where it says "app")?

kabir k
kabir k
Pro Student 18,036 Points

It runs with no error or warning but then shows the blank virtual device on the left

Sandra R.S
Sandra R.S
295 Points

Did you get it fixed? I have the same problem. :(

kabir k
kabir k
Pro Student 18,036 Points

No, I haven't gotten it fixed yet. If you do, Sandra, let me know.

Justin Horner
Justin Horner
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hi Kabir,

It know this seems like a silly question, but did you open the apps menu on the emulator and check to see if the app is in that list? It might be deploying and installing the app but not launching it immediately.