Install Virtual Device in Genymotion
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How to Install Virtual Device in Genymotion

Follow the steps below on how to Install Virtual Device in Genymotion Android Emulator. Genymotion comes with a lot of Android virtual device templates available to choose from. You can search for Android images, filter them by the Form factor-like Tablet, Phone, Android API (Android 8, 9 and etc), Density screen pixel density, and screen size/resolution. Creating Genymotion Android Virtual Devices to start using Genymotion Desktop and run your Android app on your virtual device.

Install Virtual Device in Genymotions

Launch Genymotion Emulator, select the + button to install virtual devices to run your emulators. You can install more than one virtual mobile device on your Windows 11 depending on your system specs.

Genymotion Android Emulator

Select the virtual device based on its configuration. For testing, go for the custom phone as a trial. Later you can delete these virtual devices easily.

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Genymotion Virtual device installation

Type a virtual device name
Display settings
Android version
Processor, Ram, and then click install.

Virtual device installation genymotion

It takes some time to download and then the virtual device will be installed on your Windows 11.

Downloading virtual device Genymotion

A virtual device is installed successfully.

Genymotion Virtual Device installed

Click on the … button and then click start.

Genymotion Virtual Devices

It will take a while for the virtual device to start with Genymotion.

Genymotion starting Virtual Device

Launch Virtual Device and Run Android Apps

The Genymotion virtual device emulator opens as a separate window on your Windows 11.

Genymotion Virtual Device

Genymotion Virtual Device apps.

Genymotion virtual device apps

How to install open Gapps in virtual device

To install Google play store in Genymotion virtual machine.
Click on the down arrow key and then click on Install Open Gapps.

Genymotion menu open gapps

You need to verify the Google Play account to download the apps. GApps is only 64 MB space, so you can download it for Play Store access.

Install open gapps genymotion

Click yes

Install open Gapps ssl error

Start downloading Open GApps.

Downloading open Gapps

Now the Play Store has been installed, you need to restart the device. This will not restart your virtual device. It will boot up automatically in a moment.

Open Gapps installation successful

The Google play store app has been installed on the Genymotion emulator.

Genymotion virtual device apps

Written by Jamil Parvez

Jamil Pervez works as a Network Administrator, based in Kuwait with a Primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Certified MCSE, MCTP, MCITP, CCNP, CCIP, CCVP with 18 years experience in administering Windows Servers, Exchange, VMWare, Veeam B&R, Veritas BackupExec.

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