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Volume up

Volume down

Power on/off

Full QWERTY keyboard

Full telephone keypad

Menu Back

Home

End call

Send call

Left, right, up, down, and Select pad

Figure 4-1 Navigating with the Android Emulator

Given that many higher-end phones now include a touch screen, the second input choice you have when using the emulator is a simulated touch screen. You use your mouse as a stylus. The objects on the emulator’s screen can be interacted with using the mouse.

adb.exe

Another tool that will become very useful to you when you are using command-line programming is Android Debug Bridge or adb (adb.exe). This tool allows you to issue

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