Create Android Virtual Device

Android
In order to create Android Virtual Device (AVD), you have to open or create an Android application project. After project is initialised and ready to work on, open AVD via any of the available methods. Steps to create AVD Step 1 Open AVD manager To open AVD manager, you can follow any of the following steps: From menu: From toolbar: Step 2 Click on Create Virtual Device.. Step 3 In Select Hardware screen, select the type of AVD you need to create. Available options are TV, Wear, Phone and Tablet. Step 4 After selecting the type of AVD, select an available device from the menu. Step 5 Once you are sure about the device image type, click next. Step 6 In System Image screen, select from available image type. NOTE:…
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Use Android Device as Emulator

Android
Emulator is provided to test the android application before running it on actual android device. But, reasons for using an android device for testing in lieu of emulator: No body is going to run your application on emulator, To see what your application is going to look on real device, For debugging in real environment, To check how your application is going to take care of itself in different devices with distinct hardwares, How different screens are going to reach to the layout(s) of your application Whatever be the reason for you to choose your physical android device to use as emulator, the steps to achieve it are as : (more…)
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