How to setup Android Emulator on Kali Linux

Option 1:

  1. Download SDK/Bundle From:…(or use the SDK in /usr/share/android-sdk ).
  2. Extract the tar.gz File (tar -xf nameOfFile.tar.gz).
  3. Open Terminal change directory to the SDK Path.
  4. Change directory in the subfolder Tools.
  5. List all available devices ./android list.
  6. Select and id and create the device ./android create avd -n NAME -t ID
  7. Change Settings ./android avd
  8. Start Emulator ./emulator -avd NAME

ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ #SDK-PATH#/tools/lib/


Option 2:

From the Terminal, do the following:

  • Android avd
  • Go to Tools – Manage SDK.
  • Install the needed packages.
  • Create a new Virtual Device.
  • Start the Virtual Device.


android studio, Kali Linux

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