Pre-loading Contacts into the Emulator

  • From Gmail, export some contacts in vCard format
  • Start the emulator 
  • From a DOS prompt:Open a shell 
    • cd to your tools directory 
      • (In WinXP: C:\Program Files\Android\appinventor-extras) 
    • command: adb push contacts.vcf /sdcard/contacts.vcf 
  • In the emulator 
    • click the Contacts button to start Contacts 
    • press the menu button 
    • import from the sdcard