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    Hi there!
    Ever thought of running Android on PC? Trying out apps and playing with it?
    Genymotion, provides the best Android virtual environment out there and runs Android 4.1
    So let’s start installing it
    This guide will help you installing Genymotion !

    Note:-
    • This tutorial is based on Windows 7 HP 64bit
    • Know how to use your PC. I do NOT teach PC 101. Don't ask for clarification of this process – it is dirt simple if you are competent (- attn1).
    • Specs of the system used. (Full details in Signature)

    Intel Core i7 3610QM
    nVidia GT 650M 2 GB DDR3
    8 GB RAM


    You'll need the following: -



    Assuming you got Virtual box installed and is functional, Follow the guide.

    Installation

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Starting up the app for first time after installation.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You'll need to log in to download the virtual device

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    After logging in, select the virtual device or variant you want to try out.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).


    Just hit next.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Wait for it to get downloaded.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Select the virtual device you just downloaded and hit start/play.


    Playing around

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You'll be greeted with this lockscreen.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    #Just for thread's sake .

    Features

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You can configure battery level.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).


    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You can even set the coordinates/ configure GPS.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).


    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    It comes Pre-rooted

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You can set custom resolution..

    ADB

    ADB can be used for various purposes like copying a file to VM, installing apps, debugging, etc.

    You'll need the following files :-



    You'll need to connect to VM. VM's IP is 192.168.56.101 (is customizable). Use the following command to connect.

    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Connect

    Code:
    adb connect 192.168.56.101
    or

    Code:
    adb start-server
    adb connect 192.168.56.101
    Basic Functions

    ADB push (sends files to your VM) --
    Code:
    adb push c:\example.apk /sdcard/example.apk

    ADB pull (Receives files from your VM) --
    Code:
    adb pull /system/app/example.apk c:\example.apk

    ADB install (installs application) --
    Code:
    adb install c:\example.apk
    For more info check this out.

    Issues.

    The issues I faced are as follows :-

    1. Flickering issue (Maybe due to nVidia GPU.) It's fine now.



    Thanks for reading folks!
    Regards
    Pratyush (pratyush997)
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    Thumbs up [Tutorial] AndroVM | Android On PC

    Outdated Guide


    Spoiler:

    Hi there!
    Ever thought of running Android on PC? Trying out apps and playing with it?
    AndroVM, provides the best Android virtual environment out there and runs Android 4.1.2
    So let’s start installing it
    This guide will help you installing AndroVM (here is original)

    Note:-

    • All Credits goes to Daniel and his team members
    • This tutorial is based on Windows
    • I used tp version on it i.e. Tablet with Phone capabilities version
    • Know how to use your PC. I do NOT teach PC 101. Don’t ask for clarification of this process – it is dirt simple if you are competent (- attn1).
    • AndroVM Google group
    • AndroVM is Open-source project
    • Specs of the system used. (Full details in Signature)

    Intel Core i7 3610QM
    nVidia GT 650M 2 GB DDR3
    8 GB RAM


    You’ll need the following: -




    Assuming you got Virtual box installed and is functional, Follow the guide



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Import the Appliance by either hitting “CTRL+I” or by going to File>Import Appliance



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Browse for the “.ova” file you just downloaded and proceed



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Configure the cores and RAM you want to dedicate to VM



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    And proceed to next i.e. Import it



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    It’ll take few seconds to complete



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    After completion of the Importing process, just get in the VM settings > Network and under Adapter 1 tab add “Host-Only Adapter” (from drop-down menu)
    And Start VM



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    You’ll be treated by this Welcome screen. Just configure it and follow on-screen instruction



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).


    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Get in App drawer and open on “AndroVM Configuration” app.



    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).


    Tick “Hardware OpenGL”, “Force Status Bar”, “Always allow su access” and reboot it after hitting save!




    [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Time to launch AndroVM Player and enjoy smoothness of Jelly Bean: D
    Run the app, Select resolution and hit run.[FONT=comic sans ms]

    And you are good to go!

    Just in case Player fails to connect VM, Use these default settings
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    Use ADB for transferring data
    Spoiler:
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    Misc.

    Did an AnTuTu Benchmark
    Scores:-
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    Thanks for reading folks!
    Regards
    Pratyush
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    Good guide (V)
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    General re: [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    I knew you'll post it someday.
    Nice work there , BTW.

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    @Tenida @Rishi Thanks
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    Was Using Rooted Bluestack till now , but this is very smoother than Bluestack , But i was unable to run Antu benchmark , antu was auto closing
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    ^ Weird It's running fine in my case!
    BTW try changing Resolution
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    General re: [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Do all the apps work on it ? what about games and things like quadrant ?

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    General re: [Tutorial] Genymotion | Android On PC (formerly known as AndroVM).

    Quote Originally Posted by Nerevarine View Post
    Do all the apps work on it ? what about games and things like quadrant ?
    there are some incompatible apps cuz of x86 Architecture !
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    very good guide, keep it up

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