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Android Emulator Skinning?

Maneesh Godbole
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For me, using 3.1 the emulator shows up as the attached image. This looks more like a tablet PC. Is skinning possible? I would like the emulator to show up like a real phone.


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Hauke Ingmar Schmidt
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Joined: Nov 18, 2008
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3.1 does not run on phones.
Maneesh Godbole
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So, should I be using a pre 3.1 version then? If yes, which one?
Hauke Ingmar Schmidt
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The 3.x versions of Android are tablet-only.

The 2.x and earlier versions are for phones and some early tablets (when 3.x was not available). So if you want to design an application for phones use 1.5 to 2.3.4. With 2.1 as min version you will reach around 90% of all Android phone users. With the current version 2.3.4 it will be more like 0.3%.
Maneesh Godbole
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Thanks.
I am sure you have saved me lots of grief as well as time
 
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