18th September 2021

Installing GenyMotion Plugin on Android Studio

I will show you how to install GenyMotion plugin on Android Studio development tool. As you know, most emulators work slowly and because of this situation, it is difficult to get the required performance while developing applications. The best way to solve this situation is to install Genymotion plugin. We have already written the installation of the Genymotion Editor.

NOTE: Installing the Genymotion plugin without installing Genymotion will not work. First, install the Genymotion from the link here.

Android Studio recognizes Genymotion

After installing Genymotion, let’s take a look at how we can get Android Studio to recognize it.

We open Android Studio and click Settings on the File tab.

Android Studio Settings
Android Studio Settings

 

On the page we see, we select the “Plugins” tab in the left menu and click “Browse Repositories”.

Plugins and Browse Repositories
Plugins and Browse Repositories

 

As you can see, we come across a page with a search menu with many options, from here we find Genymotion, right-click and click “Install Plugin” and the Genymotion plugin is installed.

Install Genymotion Plugin
Install Genymotion Plugin

 

In order to see the Genymotion icon in our development tool, it is enough to select the Toolbar from the View section. As shown in the figure, we can create and use an emulator in the style we want from Genymotion Device Manager.

Select the Toolbar
Select the Toolbar

 

We have added Genymotion Device Manager as seen. We can add a new device by clicking on the plugin.

Genymotion Device Manager
Genymotion Device Manager

 

You can add the device you want by selecting the android version on this screen.

New virtual device
New virtual device

 

Select the desired device from the “List of Available Genymotion Device Manager” page and click the “start” button.

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List of Available Genymotion Device Manager
List of Available Genymotion Device Manager

 

The device we want successfully has started.

Genymotion device start
Genymotion device start

 

 

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