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My Emulator is taking long to load and i don't know what i did wrong so i need help please
Its all black i waited 20 min all ready but it keeps taking long
Ken AlgerTreehouse Teacher
A couple of things. The built in emulator is indeed notoriously slow. 4GB RAM is likely the cause of your lengthy wait time. There is a third party emulator available called Genymotion and the Treehouse course on Android Tools offers a great tutorial on the hows and whys you would choose it. Once you use it, you probably won't go back to the integrated emulator.
Genymotion would be my strong suggestion even if an upgrade to RAM is a possibility.
Post back with any further questions.
Manuel Schulze12,739 Points
Hey Augstin, that's a common problem when developing for Android. The Emulator is much slower than the simulator of iOS (at least before Swift). That have some technical reasons, because the Android Emulator and the iOS Simulator doesn't do the same thing. Anyway to answer your question use Genymotion as mentioned from Ken before. Genymotion is much faster than the build-in emulator and makes development and learning much easier.