Note: The AVD Manager that appears when launched from the command line is different from the version in Android Studio, so the following instructions may not all apply.
- On the AVD Manager main screen (figure 1), click Create Virtual Device.
- In the Select Hardware window, select a device configuration, such as Nexus 6, then click Next.
- Select the desired system version for the AVD and click Next.
- Verify the configuration settings, then click Finish.
For more information about using AVDs, see Managing AVDs with AVD Manager.