You can also use the “Fit to Screen” button above the “Zoom” button to fit the emulator on your screen.

If you are going to take screenshots of your app running in the emulator (e.g.

The emulator reuses the network connection of the host machine, so there is nothing for you to configure.

You can also review the emulator’s current network settings.

On the vertical toolbar click on the “Tools” button to show the “Additional Tools” fly out panel, and then click on the “Network” tab.

You can also setup the emulator for monitoring HTTP traffic with tools like Fiddler.

The emulator is ADB-connected, so it also works well with your Eclipse and Android Studio projects.

Read more on how to setup Eclipse and Android Studio to easily debug to the emulator.

From the toolbar at the top you can even save those map points to an XML file and later load them from the file.

Instead of having each map point immediately change the GPS location of the emulator (“Live” mode), you have other options too!

You can place and remove pins on the map, thus creating map points.

Those appear as latitude longitude coordinates in the list in the bottom left.

Before I walk you through using this new emulator, let’s talk about why we are building an emulator for Android – feel free to skip the next section to go to the interesting part 🙂 We know that emulators can play a key part in the edit-compile-debug cycle (bigger part than devices) and we believe that you need an emulator like the one we are releasing today.