Following are the easy steps to enable the google’s best Android market to make available in Android emulator1.5 and 1.6.

1) Download the System Image zip file from the HTC website

2) Extract the system.img file from the zip folder to the respective avd folder 1.5 or 1.6

3)Restart the emulator.

4)Sign in using the google credentials.

5) If the emulator displays”Slide to open the keyboard” press ctrl+F11 to unlock it and then proceed.

The above steps are working fine for 1.5.

If the above system.img is not working then download the avd with system.img for 1.5 from the following URL