This is a quick guide which will help you with copying your data files or folders from your desktop to android emulator device. This is the simplest way to transfer files from your desktop to your android emulator.
Table of Contents
Simply Drag-n-Drop your files anywhere into the android emulator device.
This is a built-in feature of android emulator device. This is very helpful and saves a lot of time while developing apps.
|Drag-N-Drop Files into Emulator|
- Your files will be copied to /sdcard/Download folder
|File added to Download folder|
- You can also share folders along with your files.
|Drag-n-Drop Folders in Emulator|
|Folder added to sdcard|
Folder added to Download Folder
This is the simplest way to share files and folders between your desktop and android emulator.
Bonus Tip : While developing android apps, you can also quickly test your debug version apk using this drag-n-drop feature. APK’s will be installed automatically.
In this demo, we have dropped our sample flutter app debug-apk file into the emulator device.
- Only debug-apk will be installed in the emulator.
- release-apk will not be installed due to security.
|Drag-N-Drop Flutter APK|
|APK installed automatically|
Tap your app launcher icon to test your app. This is the simplest way to install and test your app quickly while developing. This also saves a lot of time while developing apps.
|Sample Flutter App Launcher icon|
|Sample Flutter App Demo|