avdmanager is a command line tool that allows you to create and manage
Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) from the command line. An AVD lets you define the
characteristics of an Android handset, Wear OS watch, or Android TV device
that you want to simulate in the Android Emulator.
If you're using Android Studio, then you do not need to use this tool and you can instead create and manage AVDs from the IDE.
avdmanager tool is provided in the Android SDK Tools package (25.3.0 and
higher) and is located in
avdmanager [global options] command [command options]
||Silent mode: only errors are printed out|
||Verbose mode: errors, warnings and informational messages are printed.|
Commands and command options
|Command and Options||Description|
Create a new AVD. You must provide a name for the AVD and
specify the ID of the SDK package to use for the AVD using
sdk_id wrapped in quotes.
For example, the following command creates an AVD named
avdmanager create avd -n test -k "system-images;android-25;google_apis;x86"The following describes the usages for the other options:
||Delete an AVD. You must specify the AVD with name.|
Move and/or rename an AVD. You must specify the AVD with name.
The following describes the usages for the other options:
List all available targets, device definitions, or AVDs. If you do not