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Hassan Osman
Hassan Osman
628 Points

when i try to launvh my emulator i get a message that says emulation currently reuqires hardware accerlation

please ensure the intel haxm is properlay installed usable\

1 Answer


For the HAXM problem, if you have an Intel CPU capable of HAXM acceleration, please make sure virtualization is enabled in your bios and then follow these instructions for Windows or these instructions for OSX. If you're running Linux, congratulations, it should just work with virtualization enabled.

If you have an AMD CPU, you should be able to get something running with Linux, not sure about Windows or OSX. If you do fall into this bucket, I'd recommend trying Genymotion. However, if you are going to try to use the default emulator in this case, make sure you're not running an x86 image and instead you're running an ARM image for your emulator.

Please let me know if you need more assistance and I will try to help you further.