Release Notes

Android versions

  • Android 7.0 to 13.0 have been updated to version 13.2.

New features

Update OpenSSH

Update OpenSSH to 9.3 for android version 9.0 to 13.0

Enable screenshot of protected applications

Allow screen capture of protected activities.


UI improvements

  • Descending notifications.
  • Add an ADB serial field when ADB connection is enabled.

API improvements

  • Reduce API response time.

Bug fixes

  • Fix translation issues

Known issues

The following features don’t work properly:

  • The external storage feature is not operational, and will be fixed in a future release. Please reach out to our support team if this is a blocker for your use cases.
  • In a few cases, the camera image appears upside down. This issue will be addressed in a future release.


  • Genymotion Device Image 13.2 is currently available on AWS and Azure; other Cloud providers will follow later.
  • Android 10 and above are user build types that can be rooted dynamically. For more details please refer to our documentation Using root access.

gmsaas 1.9.0 is out.

New features:

  • Added gmsaas instances display commands.

Run pip3 install [--user] --upgrade gmsaas to update

For more details and usage, please refer to our blog post.

New features

  • Added a “Beta” flag for OsImage released as beta version.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed cloned devices startup issue.
  • Fixed issue when cloning devices with the “Return” key.
  • Improve VirtualBox reliability on Windows.
  • Fixed macOS permissions on Sonoma.
  • Fixed graphical issues on macOS.

New Genymotion Virtual Devices version 3.1.0 for Genymotion Desktop and Saas have been released.

Android versions

Android 12.1

Android 12.1 is available for Genymotion Desktop on both x86_64 (PC/Mac Intel) and aarch64 (Mac M1/M2) architectures now.


Android 9.0, 10.0 and 12.0 have been updated.

New Features

Emulated Bluetooth stack

An emulated Bluetooth stack is now available starting from Android 10.0: Virtual devices now declare their Bluetooth capability, and emulate Bluetooth beacon detection.

Other bug fixes and improvements

  • Android 11.0 arm64, 12.0 and higher: VPN applications no longer break the virtual devices upon activation.
  • Android 9.0, 10.0, 11.0: The camera emulation stack has been improved for better performance and stability.
  • Android 10.0 and higher: Add 5G to mobile network profiles.
  • Android 11.0 and higher: When wifi is activated, the mobile network interface state is now properly propagated to the player.
  • Android 9.0 and higher:
    • Default Sim operator name is now set to “T-Mobile”.
    • Mobile signal strength is now properly initialized according to current configuration.
    • When deactivating network QoS, the network type is no longer modified.

Release status

Android versionGenymotion Desktop x86/x86_64
(PC & Mac Intel)
Genymotion Desktop arm64
(Mac M1/M2)
Genymotion SaaS
12.1ReleasedReleasedComing Soon


  • Added QEMU hypervisor support in addition to VirtualBox
  • Supports the following IDE versions:
    • Android Studio — Flamingo | 2022.2.1 — Iguana | 2023.2.1 Canary 3
    • IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate — 2022.2 — 2023.2.2
    • IntelliJ IDEA Community — 2022.2 — 2023.2.2
    • Aqua — 2023.2 (preview)
    • IntelliJ IDEA Educational — 2022.2 — 2022.2.2


  • Requires Genymotion Desktop 3.5

Bring group management to the next step with quotas

It is now possible to control the number of devices allocated to group and sub-groups.

See this blog post for details.

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Personal Use - Free

Genymotion Desktop for personal use is not suitable for trial or POC: you will not get any assistance and some features will be disabled. If you have already selected “personal use” and wish to get a trial license, please contact our Sales at [email protected].

Technical support is not available with Genymotion Desktop free edition for personal use. For more details, please refer to Genymotion conditions of use (Personal Use).

The following features are not available in personal use mode:

Follow these steps to get Genymotion Desktop and activate personal use mode:

  1. Go to the Download page and get the latest version for your system.
  2. Follow the instructions from Genymotion Desktop quickstart guide to install Genymotion Desktop.
  3. Launch Genymotion and click CREATE to create an account. You should receive an activation email within an hour. If not, make sure to check your spam.
  4. After activating your account, return to Genymotion and log in with your credentials.
  5. Select personal use when prompted.
  6. Read Genymotion Desktop quickstart guide carefully to setup Genymotion for your needs.