Install Android SDK for windows

Welcome Developers! If you are new to the Android SDK, please read the steps below, for an overview of how to set up the SDK.

If you’re already using the Android SDK, you should update to the latest tools or platform using the Android SDK and AVD Manager, rather than downloading a new SDK starter package. See Adding SDK Components.

Platform Package Size MD5 Checksum
Windows 29562413 bytes 6b926d0c0a871f1a946e65259984701a
installer_r16-windows.exe (Recommended) 29561554 bytes 3521dda4904886b05980590f83cf3469
Mac OS X (intel) 26158334 bytes d1dc2b6f13eed5e3ce5cf26c4e4c47aa
Linux (i386) android-sdk_r16-linux.tgz 22048174 bytes 3ba457f731d51da3741c29c8830a4583

Here’s an overview of the steps you must follow to set up the Android SDK:

  1. Prepare your development computer and ensure it meets the system requirements.
  2. Install the SDK starter package from the table above. (If you’re on Windows, download the installer for help with the initial setup.)
  3. Install the ADT Plugin for Eclipse (if you’ll be developing in Eclipse).
  4. Add Android platforms and other components to your SDK.
  5. Explore the contents of the Android SDK (optional).

To get started, download the appropriate package from the table above, then read the guide to Installing the SDK.


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