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emulator does not launch at all

When i click on the run button the emulator does not load at all. It might be the case that emulator is slow...but on an average how much time does it take to an emultor to load?

Suleyman Orazgulyyev
Suleyman Orazgulyyev
Pro Student 5,772 Points

I believe that built-in Android Emulator is pretty slow, I used it at first. Try using Genymotion: https://www.genymotion.com/fun-zone/ From my experience I found it to be much faster.

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Jason Wiram
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Jason Wiram
Pro Student 38,630 Points

Genymotion is an option, but the built-in android device emulator is much better and faster than it used to be. From Android Studio, try launching an emulator using the AVD (Android Virtual Device) Manager. This should let you set up whatever device you want. You can then start it running from there. Once it's up and running, you can then try to run your app. It should launch quickly since the virtual device will already be ready.

Prayank Swaroop
Prayank Swaroop
595 Points

Goto Preferences -> Android SDK -> SDK Tools -> Install Android Emulator. This solved the problem for me.