Thursday, February 24, 2011

Slow Android emulator? Speed up it!

It takes long time to start Android emulator. But now you can save emulator state in "snapshot" and load it avoiding booting during emulator startup. It works starting from the revision 10 released earlier in February 2011.

To start using this feature you need to update AVD manager and create Android Virtual Device (AVD) with checked snapshot checkbox.


Then start emulator with checked "save to snapshot" checkbox. Emulator starts and when it has loaded you can close it and there will be a snapshot of started emulator. Snapshot will be saved in a few minutes.



Next time set "Launch from snapshot" checkbox and emulator will start quicklier.


8 comments:

  1. Thanks! Just what I needed.

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  2. One question... In order to save state, do I have to turn off emulator on power button on the right panel, or can I just close the emulator window?

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  3. You can close emulator window.

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  4. Thanks for having a snapshot for more information sharing. Android application is simple to develop and it require some good skill on Core java.

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  5. This is one of the successful post.This is one of the good collection.Android is one of the fast moving mobile application due to its Incredible features.

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  6. great inflammation thanks for sharing descriptive inoformation

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  7. I am facing this type of Slow “Android emulator” problem from last many days. Thanking you to providing such easy and valuable solution of this Hugh problem.

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  8. There is another better solution for speeding up Android emulator when you have a computer with Intel Virtual Technology. You just have to install the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager and one plugin for your AVD. The detailed instructions can be found at this article http://hintdesk.com/android-how-to-speed-up-android-emulator/ . It really speeds my AVD up with this tip.

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