How to show the new softkeys in the Ice Cream Sandwich emulator

Posted by Magnetic_dud Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:22:00 AM Categories: Android Coding

For some reason, the Ice Cream Sandwich emulator does not show the new softkeys that will replace the home back and menu hard keys on new Android handsets. How to enable it?

Just go to the AVD Manager (the program that manages the emulator virtual images), select the Android 4 image, then add the property "Hardware Back/Home keys" and set it to "no"

 

And this is the final result: