Android Emulator Soft Back button action using Computer keyboard

Have you created an Android Emulator system and you didn't add Hard Buttons or Soft keys to it? And now you don't know how to perform a Back key operation. Well, you can achieve this by using the ESC (Escape) key on your keyboard.

Some other Keyboard Shortcuts for Android Emulator

1. Press F2 Key to perform the Menu Soft Key event.

2. Press Home to get to the Android Home Screen.

Note: This should work on Mac OS X, Linux or Windows operating system.

If you know any other useful keyboard shortcuts for Android Emulators please write in the comment so it may be helpful for others,

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