In this article, I am going to explain the different Emulator Options that we generally see after launching an Emulator.
Pre-requisite: Launch Andriod Emulator from the command prompt (Click here for the step by step process of launching the Emulator from command prompt)
Appium – Emulator Options
Follow the below steps for understanding different Emulator options:
1) After launching the Emulator, it looks like below:
2) Click on the ‘Power’ option and observe that the Emulator get turned off as shown below:
3) Again click on the same ‘Power’ option while the Emulator is turned off and observe that Emulator gets turned on as shown below:
4) We can click on the small speaker icon Emulator option multiple times, to reduce the volume of the device:
5) We can click on the large speaker icon Emulator option multiple times, to increase the volume of the device:
6) Click on ‘Rotate left’ Emulator option to turn the Emulator to the left as shown below:
7) Click on ‘Rotate Right’ Emulator option to turn the Emulator device back to the right as shown below:
8) Click on ‘Screenshot’ Emulator option to take the screenshot:
9) Observe that the Screenshot of the current state of Emulator device is taken and saved on the Desktop screen automatically as shown below:
10) Click on ‘Zoom’ Emulator option and hover the mouse on the Emulator screen to get the Zoom option as shown below:
11) While the Zoom option is selected and Zoom mouse cursor is enabled, click on any section on the screen say ‘Messenger’ icon to zoom in as shown below:
12) Click on ‘Zoom’ Emulator option again to zoom out or disable zoom as shown below:
13) And the remaining three options are ‘Back’, ‘Home’ and ‘Overview’ options which simulate the similar options on Mobile device as shown:
14) Click on ‘three dots’ at the bottom of Emulator options and in the displayed dialog, select ‘Record and Playback’ option as shown below:
15) Click on ‘Start Recording’ and perform actions on the Emulator device and all your actions on the screen will get recorded until you ‘Stop Recording’. You can try it yourself.
Concluding this article here and will explain more concepts on using Appium Tool in the upcoming articles.
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