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Android Creating and Running a Virtual Device

catherine paris
catherine paris
2,705 Points

Virtual Device Just displays the word Android. It won't do anything else.

Followed all the steps exactly but nothing.

2 Answers

The default android emulator is VERY VERY SLOW. Especially if the computer/laptop it is running on is itself not very powerful.

So when you see android that means it is at the beginning of the loading, it will just take a little bit of time for the entire thing to load.

My advice is: 1) if you have a real android device, run your programs on that instead 2) try Genymotion (a faster android emulator) 3) get a more powerful (more memory, faster processor) computer

Hi Catherine,

Apologies for the delay; it has been a busy one this week!!

I agree with 'lambda' - the Android emulator takes forever to load at times.

Let me know if you got sorted; if not, we'll figure out a solution.

Steve.