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Specifies how the Android application will be executed.


GeneXus Project Navigator The application metadata is generated and can be used in the GeneXus Project Navigator installed from the Google Play.
Emulator or Device Uses the connected device or active emulator. Otherwise, opens the default emulator. This is the default value.


Generators: Android
Level: Generator


You can download the GeneXus Project Navigator from here.

If the Android Execution Type property is set to "GeneXus Project Navigator":

  • When performing a Build All, the output shows (in the Android execution section) that there is nothing to compile:

========== Android Compilation started ==========

Nothing to compile

Success: Android Compilation


  • When trying to execute a Main Object from GeneXus, the output shows (in the Android execution section) the following message:

========== Android Compilation started ==========

Please launch the GeneXus Project Navigator app on your Android device and scan the QR code provided in the Launchpad

Success: Android Execution

Success: Run Panel1

Runtime/Design time

This property applies only at design time.


This property is available since GeneXus 18 Upgrade 6.

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