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Setup android emulator or real device 🤖

Setting up emulator

Let's launch our first emulator

Open android studio > Click configure > Click on AVD Manager

Open AVD manager

Create new emulator

Create new emulator

Select a base emulator image model

Tip: Choose image that have play store option enabled

Select emulator base model

Select android version, download the appropriate version for your test

Select android version

Give the emulator a name

Name the emulator

Play and start your emulator

Start emulator

Setting up real device

  • Easiest setup is to connect your real device via USB
  • Go to About phone
  • Tap on Android build number multiple times until developer mode is enabled
  • Go to Developer Options and Enable USB debugging

Android USB Debugging