How to speed up your Android Studio emulator

As you probably know the Android Studio emulator can be very slow and this have an impact on your productivity.

The solution I found is the following:

Open the AVD Manager

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Click on “Create Virtual Device”

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Choose the “Nexus One” and click on “Next”

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Click on “Lollipop” and “Next”

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Click on “Software – GLES 1.1” and “Show Advanced Settings”

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Change the RAM from 512 to 1024 and click on “Finish”

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By installing an old device (Nexus One) with an old operating system (Lollipop), and increasing the RAM from 516 to 1024, I managed to speed up my Android emulator. 

Did you find an alternative solution? Please share it in the comment section below.

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