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Using the plugin

To start using the plugin for Eclipse:

  1. Click Genymotion plugin button.
    The following window opens:

    "Eclipse Preferences" window
  2. In the Genymotion application field, browse for the Genymotion installation directory:
    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Genymobile\Genymotion
    • macOS: /Applications/Genymotion.app
    • Linux: /home/<user>/genymotion
  3. Click Apply and OK.
  4. Click Genymotion plugin button to open the Genymotion Virtual Devices Manager window:
    "Genymotion Virtual Devices Manager" window
    From this window, you can perform the following actions:
    • Create a new virtual device using New;
      This automatically starts the Genymotion creation wizard.
    • Start a virtual device using Start;
    • Refresh the list of virtual devices using Refresh.

The virtual device activation status is displayed in the State column. Values can be:

  • Off: the virtual device is deactivated.
  • Paused: the virtual device has been started and paused.
    The Restart action gets back to the exact same state.
  • On: The virtual device is activated but not connected to ADB.
    It means that you cannot select this virtual device in the Android Device Chooser window of the ADT plugin.