Android emulator camera custom image

Under Tools > AVD Manager, select the “pencil” to get to “Virtual Device Configuration”. Show Advanced Settings > Camera will give you the option of using emulated, or a device:

Device – use host computer webcam or built-in camera

Virtual Device Camera Configuration

If all you need is to get a still image into the camera, starting with Android Studio 3.2 you can put your static images into the virtual scene:

Virtual Scene Demo

as discussed in this entry from Android developers blog. Note that you’ll need to move the camera position into the dining room to see your images (turn around and use Alt-w to move forward).

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