Android Installing Genymotion, the free version


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Step 1 - installing VirtualBox

Download and install VirtualBox according to your operating system. , it is required to run Genymotion.


Step 2 - downloading Genymotion

Go to the Genymotion download page and download Genymotion according to your operating system.

Note: you will need to create a new account OR log-in with your account.


Step 3 - Installing Genymotion

if on Linux then refer to this answer, to install and run a .bin file.


Step 4 - Installing Genymotion's emulators

  • run Genymotion
  • Press on the Add button (in top bar).
  • Log-In with your account and you will be able to browse the available emulators.
  • select and Install what you need.

Step 5 - Integrating genymotion with Android Studio

Genymotion, can be integrated with Android Studio via a plugin, here the steps to install it in Android Studio

  • go to File/Settings (for Windows and Linux) or to Android Studio/Preferences (for Mac OS X)
  • Select Plugins and click Browse Repositories.
  • Right-click on Genymotion and click Download and install.

You should now be able to see the plugin icon, see this image

Note, you might want to display the toolbar by clicking View > Toolbar.


Step 6 - Running Genymotion from Android Studio

  • go to File/Settings (for Windows and Linux) or to Android Studio/Preferences (for Mac OS X)
  • go to Other Settings/Genymotion and add the path of Genymotion's folder and apply your changes.

Now you should be able to run Genymotion's emulator by pressing the plugin icon and selecting an installed emulator and then press start button!