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How to Create New AVD (Virtual Device) In Emulator in Android Studio

We start AVD in Emulator to test our Android App. AVD Manager is basically a tool which you can use to create and manage AVD (Android Virtual Devices) for the Android Emulator. It is also called Emulator.

Below are the steps to create New AVD (Android Virtual Device) In Emulator:


How to Create Virtual Device/Emulator in Android Studio:

Step 1: Firstly, Select Tools > Android > AVD Manager > Click the AVD Manager icon in the toolbar. Another way to open the AVD Manager directly by the AVD icon in the Tool bar.

How to open AVD Manager in android studio
Step 2: Android Virtual Device Manager will be opened. After that Click on Create Virtual Device.

How to Create Virtual Device in android studio
Step 3: After that choose the Category, phone size and choose the pixels according to your requirement. After this click on Next button.

Important Note: Choose the pixels resolution according to your requirements as it will take huge RAM in large pixels resolution device. If your computer has low RAM then prefer to choose less resolution device.

Choose a device definition
Step 4: After that choose the SDK Version and Click on Next button. If you have various SDK Versions like Kitkat, Lolipop and Marshmallow etc in your SDK then you can select one of them. Here we have only Marshmallow SDK Version. So, we can go with the Marshmallow SDK Version. Click on the next.

Choose the SDK Version
Step 5: After that Enter the AVD Name in Android Virtual Device and Click on Finish button. Here you can do customization to AVD which you are creating as per your requirement.

Click Finish and new AVD is created.

Enter the AVD Name
Step 6: Now again open AVD manager and you will see your newely created AVD (Android Virtual Device) is added in the list. Here click to Start the Virtual Device as shown in figure below.

Here is Your Virtual Devices List
Step 7: After that your AVD will start in Emulator. Now you can run your App in this AVD.

Also Read: How to Run App in AVD Of Emulator

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