How to make android emulator(AVD) fast so it takes less time to at start run up process.
Android emulator are most usable platform for every android developer because it gives us the advantage to run, debug and test the currently developing android application inside computer( PC,Laptop ). At the present time there are various type of processor models available into market which supports high graphics, high process, high speed so they can easily start the android emulator in less then a minute, But the old computer models who has low graphics memory, low capacity processor and also low RAM that can generate problems while creating and starting emulator. So we are making a full step by step tutorial for all android development lovers who wish to start their emulator in less then a minute with low configuration computers. So here is the complete step by step tutorial for Speed up android emulator in Eclipse/Android studio in Windows XP,7,8,10.
How to Speed up android emulator in Eclipse/Android studio in Windows XP,7,8,10.
Note: I am creating a new AVD( Android Virtual Device ) emulator to so read it very carefully because your old emulator might generate some problems with this feature.The tutorial i am showing it is used to create avd in Eclipse but all the setting is also same for Android studio user . If you have faced any kind of problem to create this in Android Studio then let me inform by comment below and I’ll make new tutorial for Android Studio users.
1. Start Eclipse.
2. Click on Android Virtual device Manager icon.
3. Click on Create button.
4. Now make all the settings as i do inside below preview screenshot and please make sure you have selected Emulation Options as Snapshot. Click on OK button create emulator.
5. Now run your android emulator.
Note: Emulator will takes 5 to 7 minutes at its first start up process because and after that when you start it again it will starts within a few seconds . You want to know why please read below :
Use of Emulation option as Snapshot : Snapshot feature store the current after start state of android emulator inside your c drive storage for next users. So when next time you have start emulator then it will directly calls the emulator store image from space so it will take less than 20-30 seconds to load and complete start your Emulator.