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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Joel Gerdeen, Colin Holgate

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Time for action – starting an Android Virtual Device

You will have to dig a little deep in the Android SDK folders to find the Android Virtual Device setup program. You might as well provide a shortcut or an alias to it for quicker access. The following steps will help you setup and start an Android virtual device:

  1. Navigate to the Android SDK tools folder located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\ on Windows and navigate to your Documents/android-sdk-macosx/tools folder on Mac.
  2. Open AVD Manager on Windows or android on Mac (these look like a Unix executable file; just double-click on it and the application will open via a command-line window).
  3. If you're on Mac, select Manage AVDs… from the Tools menu.
  4. Select Tablet from the list of devices ...

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