Create and Customize Your AVD
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Create and Customize Your AVD

For the proper testing of your Android applications you’ll need to create AVD. AVD stands for Android Virtual Devices. An AVD is an emulator instance that enables you to model an actual device i.e. It provides functionality of a mobile though it is not present in real world it is virtual. It helps us to check the designing as well as the functioning of an android application.

Each AVD consists of a hardware profile, a mapping to a system image, as well as emulated storage, such as a secure digital (SD) card.

You can create as many AVDs as you want in order to test your applications with several different configurations. This testing is important to confirm the behavior of your application when it is run on different devices with varying capabilities.

To create an AVD, go to Windows ? Android SDK and AVD Manager.
Here you can customize your AVD like the RAM you needed, External memory i.e. SD card, API level and screen size according to your need. Now launch the AVD.




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