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How to Disable Auto Off in Android Emulator?

There are few options you can disable Android Emulator from automatically being turned off.

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Vincent Tsen
·Apr 15, 2022·

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How to Disable Auto Off in Android Emulator?

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Table of contents

  • 1. Change to AC Charger Connection
  • 2. Change Sleep to 30 Minutes
  • 3. Turn on Stay Awake Developer Option.
  • Summary

Since I have updated my Android Studio version to Bumblebee version, my Android emulator automatically turns off after few seconds. The screen is all black. I need to turn it on again from time to time.

To avoid doing that, you have few options:

1. Change to AC Charger Connection

This is my prefer option and also the easiest option. Go to Extended Control from your Android emulator.

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In Battery->Charger Connection, select AC Charger.

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2. Change Sleep to 30 Minutes

In your phone Settings -> Display, change the Sleep to 30 minutes.

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3. Turn on Stay Awake Developer Option.

If you have enabled, you can try to turn on Stay Awake developer option.

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No, it does not work! I

I tried to change battery status to charging in the emulator extended control, and it doesn't work too. Maybe this is a bug.

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Summary

Change to AC Charger connection is the easiest way to prevent your phone goes to sleep or blank screen. I probably have this option turned on in my previous Android Studio. So it probably has nothing to do with Android Studio Bumblebee version.

 
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