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Appium – Configuring Emulator in Android Studio

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In this article, I will be explaining ‘How to configure Emulator in Android Studio’ in a step by step manner.

Pre-requisites:

Android Studio should be installed and launched (Click here for step by step  instructions for installing Android Studio). Ignore, if you already have Android Studio installed in your machine.

Also, the Emulator needs to be created in Andriod Studio (Click here for step by step instructions for creating Emulator in Android Studio). Ignore, if you already created an Emulator in Android Studio.

Appium – Configuring Emulator in Android Studio

Now, follow the below steps for configuring Emulator in Android Studio:

1) Launch Android Studio and select ‘AVD Manager’ option from ‘Tools’ Menu as shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - AVD Manager

2) Click on ‘Edit’ icon in the displayed list of earlier created Emulators (Say click on ‘Edit’ icon for Emulator having name as ‘Pixel 3 API 28’ as shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Edit Icon

3) In the below displayed ‘Virtual Device Configuration’ dialog, we can configure Emulator (Will explain the different things we can configure in the next steps).

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Virtual Device Configuration

4) You can change the Emulator Name by changing the ‘AVD Name’ (as shown below):

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Change Name

5) You can change the device by click on the Change button shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Change Device

6) You can change the OS in the selected device by clicking on the Change button shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Change OS

7) You can change the orientation in which the Emulator device needs to launch when started:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Change Orientation

8) Now, click on ‘Show Advanced Settings’ button to see more configurations that we can change for the selected Emulator:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Show Advanced Settings

9) You can change the RAM that is allocated to the Emulator as shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Change RAM

10) Click on ‘Finish’ to apply the Configuration changes you have made as shown below:

Appium - Configuring Emulator - Finish

11) Congratulations, you have successfully configured the emulator in Android Studio.

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