Install Android Virtual Device (GenyMotion)

Let’s dive into installing genymotion as a virtual device for you android applications.

Download and install virtual box (Optional)

Download VirtualBox + follow instructions to install.

SignUp for GenyMotion and download it’s installer

Sign up for an account  here.

Download the appropriate installer with (if you have skipped first step) or without virtualbox.

Run the GenyMotion Application

Select Virtual device you want to install. 

genymotion-newvirtualbox

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downloading the contents of Virtual device.

genymotion-downloademulatorcontents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once it’s done you can finally see the device in you genymotion application.

genymotion-installed devices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click start to run your virtual device.

genymotion-upandrunning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furthermore, you can install a plugin in android studio itself to easy launch of genymotion virtual devices.

Configure Android Studio Plugin

Settings/Plugin click on “Browse Repositories” to view uninstalled plugins. Search “genymotion” here.

installplugin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now restart studio and you’ll see an icon of genymotion.

genymotion-plugin

 

 

 

Click on it and update the appropriate path to genymotion folder.

genymotion-application-path

 

 

 

 

 

Again click on it to show the available devices and start them.

genymotion-emulators

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally you can deploy your app onto the emulator.

deploy

 

 

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