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

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 !


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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: -

    Virtual Box >>> http://bit.ly/Z1A8Dz
    Genymotion app >>> https://cloud.genymotion.com/page/customer/login/?next=/

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


Starting up the app for first time after installation.

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

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

Just hit next. :P

Wait for it to get downloaded.

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

Playing around
You'll be greeted with this lockscreen.

#Just for thread's sake .


You can configure battery level.

You can even set the coordinates/ configure GPS.

It comes Pre-rooted

You can even set custom resolution..


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

You'll need the following files :-

    ADB >>> http://bit.ly/1aKDArX

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

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adb connect
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adb start-server
adb connect

Basic Functions

ADB push (sends files to your VM) --
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adb push c:\example.apk /sdcard/example.apk
ADB pull (Receives files from your VM) --
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adb pull /system/app/example.apk c:\example.apk
ADB install (installs application) --
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adb install c:\example.apk
For more info check this out >>> http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2141817


The issues I faced are as follows :-

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

Thanks for reading folks!
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