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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Getting Started with Android Setting Up an Android Development Environment for Windows

How do I get my AVD to run my app?

I am having trouble getting my AVD to actually RUN the app, it just presents me with a home screen for Android. I am running Windows 8.1 and using Android Studio.

Thanks to anyone who can help me!! Greatly appreciated!

2 Answers

Go into applications and then select your app from the App Drawer.

If this doesn't work then comment back here. Best of luck.


I can't find Applications!

Boris Vukobrat
Boris Vukobrat
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Do you have your emulator listed in Android DDMS window in Android Studio (hover mouse bottom left > select Android)? Or if you prefer in Android Device Monitor (Toolbar > button next to Help)?

Try to restart everything, and run again your app.