Android Studio Install Genymotion Emulator
In case, you have tiring waiting for your slow emulator to start and try your first build application to run then here another option for you to use the better performance emulator in your development environment. GenyMotion, This emulator was noticeably faster than the default Android emulator. Sometimes Genymotion runs faster than the real devices, so what are you waiting for?
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View Demo – Android Studio Install Genymotion Emulator
How to setup Genymotion in Android Studio?
1. The installation steps are quite straightforward, just go to Genymotionofficial website and download the installer.
2. From the first landing page you will force to choose plan (make senses) and then click choose a plan, for our case, we choose Personal Use 🙂 . (In case it does not bring you to another screen try to swipe right, not sure why?)
3. Then choose Individual and click Get Started you need to sign up in order to use the emulator, just sign up it won’t heart you and make sure you have read the terms and conditions.
4. In this screen, in case you have VirtualBox installed before in your PC then pick the one without VirtualBox. We print screen the below image for you have a look.
5. Install Genymotion by double clicks the downloaded file. The rest of steps are quick straightforward (click, click,…click) and once installed, click on Add new virtual device and new dialog box appear and it’s contains all available virtual devices. Choose any of the devices you like and click next button to fill in the device name and then click next to download the files. Once completed, you will see the virtual device show in the Your Virtual Devices list.
6. Click Start button!
7. Try it Out! Get our latest tutorial SearchView In Actionbar and try it in this emulator. Try to spot any performance improvement while running in Genymotion:).
View Demo – How to integrate Genymotion in Android Studio?
How to integrate Genymotion in Android Studio?
1. Start you Android Studio, from File > Settings > Plugin > Browse repositories > type Genymotion.
2. Click Install PlugIn on the right panel. Once completed, You need to restart Android Studio.
3. You will notice a small icon appear on top like this one. Click on it and start the emulator you created in above step.
4. Now, you are able to call the Genymotion inside the Android Studio.
If you do not feel the different when you try on this emulator (Which is not possible, I think is faster). You have another option, the Android Emulator 2.0. It’s a part of Android Studio 2.0 which currently still in Android Studio canary channel and tools preview channel. You can refer to here for more details.