Testing the app in Android

Just wanted to know if there’s an option for me to check my expo app in Android as an Mac and Linux user only (I don’t possess any android devices).

Thanks in advance :slight_smile:

Yes, you can install Android Studio and test on the emulator that comes with it:


Just bear in mind that certain things require a physical device. e.g. as the push notification docs say:

iOS and Android simulators cannot receive push notifications, so you will need to test using a physical device.

There are also services that run you app for you on multiple devices, but I have no experience with them.

e.g. AWS Device Farm vs Microsoft Mobile Center | Decoupled Logic

Alright man, Thanks!
Much appreciations for your time :+1:

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