Run Android Emulator on Docker

Andres Sandoval
3 min readApr 4, 2018

How to build and run Android Emulator on a Docker container, run locally on MacBook. Assumption Docker is installed. I learned about Docker from this GitHub tutorial. In this tutorial, we will create and run an Android Emulator inside a Docker container.

1. Pull the Android Docker images.

a. Open Docker application on MacBook.

b. Open a new terminal and enter below commands:

//Pulls android-sdk image
docker pull thyrlian/android-sdk
//Pulls android-sdk-vnc image
docker pull…