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Running an Android Emulator

If you have and active propjet you can run the project on the emulator simply by pressing the ‘run app’ button or shift+F10.

A list of emulator short cut keys are below. More detail can be found on the Android Developers site here.



Emulated Device Key

Keyboard Key

Home

HOME

Menu (left softkey)

F2 or Page-up button

Star (right softkey)

Shift-F2 or Page Down

Back

ESC

Call/dial button

F3

Hangup/end call button

F4

Search

F5

Power Button

F7

Audio volume up button

KEYPAD_PLUS, Ctrl-F5

Audio volume down button

KEYPAD_MINUS, Ctrl-F6

Camera button

Ctrl-KEYPAD_5, Ctrl-F3

Switch to previous layout orientation (for example, portrait, landscape)

KEYPAD_7, Ctrl-F11

Switch to next layout orientation (for example, portrait, landscape)

KEYPAD_9, Ctrl-F12

Toggle cell networking on/off

F8

Toggle code profiling

F9 (only with -trace startup option)

Toggle full screen mode

Alt-Enter

Toggle trackball mode

F6

Enter trackball mode temporarily (while key is pressed)

Delete

DPad left/up/right/down

KEYPAD_4/8/6/2

DPad center click

KEYPAD_5

Onion alpha increase/decrease

KEYPAD_MULTIPLY(*) / KEYPAD_DIVIDE(/)

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