Mac and “PANIC: Missing emulator engine program for ‘arm’ CPU.”

Just tried and verified on my Mac, to solve this problem, you need to specify the -kernel path manually. i.e. $ ~/Library/Android/sdk/emulator/emulator @Galaxy_Nexus_Jelly_Bean_API_16 -kernel ~/Library/Android/sdk/system-images/android-16/default/armeabi-v7a/kernel-qemu Some references for you: Emulator error: This AVD’s configuration is missing a kernel file — Edit — To avoid typing the -kernel argument every time, you can also copy … Read more

Cannot launch emulator on Linux (Ubuntu 15.10)

Using the that is available in your system instead of the one bundled with the android sdk solves this issue. The emulator has a switch -use-system-libs to do this. ~/Android/Sdk/tools/emulator -avd Nexus_5_API_23 -use-system-libs Alternatively you can set the ANDROID_EMULATOR_USE_SYSTEM_LIBS environment variable to 1 for your user/system. This has the benefit of making sure that … Read more

Android emulator shows nothing except black screen and adb devices shows “device offline”

Update 25.07.2018: The latest Android Studio version does not have this option anymore. If the problem persists try to switch between the values of the “Emulated Performance” dropdown in the Verify Configuration dialogue (if available) or refer to the Configure Emulator graphics rendering and hardware acceleration. Update 26.02.2014: There are two hints in the Configuring … Read more