Install Facebook APK Android Studio Emulator
This tutorial will show you how to install Facebook APK into the Emulator, if you looking for other APK installation tutorial, you could refer to this tutorial.
View Demo – Install Facebook APK Android Studio Emulator
Step 1. Download Facebook APK file
Go to this location get your favorite Facebook APK version, for this tutorial, we get the latest Facebook APK 35.0 as at today. Unzip the file into local directory. In my case is /Users/[username]/Downloads/Facebook-22.214.171.124.273/
Step 2. Start Android Emulator
Only Emulator with ARM is able install FB APK, so please make sure you have this type of emulator running. This is because the facebook APK was compiled for ARM processor. Just make sure you have configure like below image
Then, Please go to AVD Manager > Choose Your Emulator , then start your preferred Emulator
Step 3. Install APK
Start the command prompt by pressing > Windows + R > type cmd, then type below, make sure change your sdk path location and unzip folder
adb install /Users/[username]/Downloads/Facebook-126.96.36.199.273/Facebook-188.8.131.52.273.apk
If everything went smooth you will see a “Success” message display.
Error you may encountered
1. error: device not found
This is because you emulator have not started yet.
If you doesn’t use ARM’s system image, mostly you will see this error message, please configure your emulator to have ABI with ARM type.