Running Your Android Applications
In my previous lesson, you learnt how to create an android project in Android Studio.These Android Applications can be run on a real device or Emulator.
How to Run Android Applications on a real device.
Running Android applications on an actual device is pretty easy.
1.First, connect your mobile or tablet to your machine that you’re using to develop the application with.In case you are using Windows, you will be required to install OEM USB Driver .
2.Open your Device; options go to Settings>DevOptions to enable USB Debugging. In case you are using Android 4.2 and above, developer options are hidden.Go to Settings>About the phone and tap Build seven times.
3.Once you’re done setting your Device, Go to Android Studio and Click Run.
4.A selection box will appear for you to choose where to deploy your app.Choose your Device.
The application will be downloaded and get installed on your device.
How to Run Android Applications on Emulators
Emulators are virtual devices that are capable of simulating a real device.These Virtual Android Devices have all the characteristics of an Android phone, C licktablet or TV.
Creating Android Virtual Devices(AVD)
1.Start AVD Manager by going to Tools>Android>AVD Manager.
2.click Create Virtual Device.
3.Select System Image Screen that you prefer, either tablet, phone, tc and click Next.
4.Check all the details and click Finish.
Once you’re done, Click Run application icon on the toolbar.Select your virtual Device on the pop up screen that appears.Your “Hello World “application will run on the virtual device.