1 – Running the Android Viewer

Follow the Android Publishing Cookbook to install the necessary tools to proceed.

  1. First, we need to ensure that Creator knows the location where the Android Debug Bridge is installed.
  2. Launch GameSalad Creator.
  3. Go to GameSalad, Preferences; Browse to the sdk/platform-tools folder; click on the adb binary, and click open.

Now, you can view your project on your Android Device via USB (recommended) or Wi-Fi.

Via USB (Recommended):

  1. Plug in your Android device
  2. Make sure the device is set to charge only, and does not mount the SD card.
  3. Start GameSalad Viewer on your Android device
  4. Wait until GameSalad Android Viewer says “Listening on USB” in the bottom left corner with a green USB icon
  5. In GameSalad Creator, click on the “Preview on Android USB”
  6. Select your device from the dropdown.

Via Wi-Fi:

  1. Ensure that your Android device and system are on the same wireless network
  2. Start GameSalad Viewer on your Android device
  3. Wait until GameSalad Android Viewer says “Connected to Wi-Fi” in the bottom left corner with a green Dot icon
  4. A “Preview on Android” icon will appear in GameSalad
  5. Click it, and select the name of your Android Device