Installation of any App in Emulator

Posted: September 7, 2012 in Android, Automation, Monkeytalk
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Installation of any App in Emulator:

Installing App in Emulators need the .apk file which we can find in the sameproject folder.

Path of the .apk file: workspace> project> bin\

There are different ways of installing Android App (.apk file) in emulators as mentioned below:

Way 1: If we are using Eclipse version 3.7.2, then on executing the Android project in Eclipse (without throwing any error) will automatically install the App (.apk file) in emulator (make sure the Emulator is open while executing the Eclipse Android project).

Way 2: We can also install the Android App (.apk file) through ‘adb’ (Android Debug Bridge).

adb is a versatile command line tool that lets you communicate with an emulator instance or connected Android-powered device.

Path of adb: Drive\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools

‘adb’ used for installing any App in Android. As per mentioned command in screenshot is used for installing any app.

Installation Command is:

adb install demo.apk

[adb( command) install (command) demo.apk (path of.apk file of  demo android project)]

have a look on sceenshot for reference:

Note: Emulator should be already opened while installing any App into Emulator

  1. Test4Quest says:

    very informative ..

  2. sathish says:

    Information is very clear and neat. thx you so much.

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