Today Samsung launched its most awaited Tizen OS Smartphone – Samsung Z1 . Being curious about trying and experiencing new Mobile operating systems, i decided to try it out and found out that there’s no particular direct emulator for Tizen except for its SDK . So here’s a simple tutorial on How to Install Tizen OS emulator on Windows 7/8.1/Linux (Ubuntu / LinuxMint) and Mac OS too!
Tutorial to install Tizen Emulator from SDK
|PLATFORM||INSTALL MANAGER||FILE SIZE||MD5 CHECKSUM||UPDATED DATE|
|Ubuntu® 32bits||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_ubuntu-32.bin||5.5M||638cc69e5db33f5a1e11f5897cf96774||Dec 3, 2014|
|Ubuntu® 64bits||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_ubuntu-64.bin||5.6M||c4e9804afc22304d051c7fdb9a16a438||Dec 3, 2014|
|Windows® 7 32bits||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_windows-32.exe||6.0M||17919642ca8dfacca0a6e076759c8361||Dec 3, 2014|
|Windows® 7 64bits||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_windows-64.exe||6.0M||641c3b4859d837079c3f54b50042bcc2||Dec 3, 2014|
|Mac OS X® (Intel)||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_macos-64.dmg||5.7M||a7b74bbfd96f40ebd3cc8c7d6cd8c43e||Dec 3, 2014|
|Mac OS X® (Intel,CLI)||tizen-sdk_2.3.59_macos-64.bin||5.5M||8334a0b697dafd815432ac562cc67f01||Dec 3, 2014|
The above iframe is the latest as of Dec 3,2014.
Now after you’ve downloaded the “Install Manager” (Make sure you’ve downloaded the Install Manager, and not the complete SDK which is in GB’s) , Open it. Now click on install – You will see a window as shown below –
In the next window only select the “Emulator” option and click on Install.
Now simply click on “Next” until the download starts, once download has started it will ask you to Install Intel Hardware Accelerator (HAXM) on Windows Machine.
If you’re installing on Windows allow HAXM to get installed, Ubuntu/Linux/Mac users need not to complete this step.
Now, Installation will get completed, once your installation is completed – Please navigate to the tizen-sdk installation directory and Execute “emulator-manager.exe”.
Now click on “Add VM” and modify the Virtual Machine/Sensor settings and click on “Confirm”.
Now, Run/execute the emulator by clicking the “Play” button.
Once the emulator is running, it may some time to execute and start running (Booting the Linux Kernel).
You can use the hardware key interface provided to handle the emulator as shown in below figure –