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Building Android UIs with Custom Views by Raimon Ràfols Montané

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How to set up an emulator

To set up an emulator we need to run the Android Virtual Device Manager (AVD Manager). We can find its icon on the top bar, just next to the play/stop application icons.

Once we've executed the Android Device Manager, we can add or manage our virtual devices from there, as shown in the following screenshot:

Clicking on Create Virtual Device will give us the opportunity to use one of the Android device definitions or even create our own hardware profile, as shown in the following screenshot:

Once we've selected the ...

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