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This section provides a tutorial example on how to install Android platform libraries and tools using Android SDK Manager.

This tutorial was based on Android SDK R17 with Android 4.0.3 and left here as a reference.

If you want to develop applications for mobile devices that are running the Android systems, you need to download and install libraries and tools for the latest Android platform using the Android SDK Manager:

1. Double-click on "C:\local\android-sdk-windows\SDK Manager.exe" to run the Android SDK Manager.

2. Review those libraries and tools that are preselected for you:

[x] Android 4.0.3 (API15)
   [x] Documentation for Android SDK
   [x] SDK Platform
   [x] Sample for SDK
   [x] ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Sources for Android SDK
[ ] Extras
   [x] Google USB Driver

4. Click the "Install 7 packages..." button. The "Choose Packages to Install" window will show up:

Android SDK Manager R17 - Installing Platform
Android SDK Manager R17 - Installing Platform

5. Click the "Accept All" option and click the "Install" button. Android SDK Manager will start to download those selected packages.

6. Wait for the download process to finish and Double-click C:\local\android-sdk-windows\docs\index.html to view the documentation.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

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 Outdated: Downloading and Installing JDK 1.7

 Outdated: Downloading and Installing Android SDK R17

 Outdated: Running Android SDK Manager

Outdated: Installing Android Platform 4.0.3 and Libraries

 Outdated: Verifying Android Platform Installation

 Outdated: Creating Android Virtual Device (AVD)

 Outdated: Launching Android Emulator in AVD Manager

 Outdated: Android Emulator Built-in Applications

 Outdated: Android Emulator Built-in Web Browser

 Outdated: Downloading and Installing Apache Ant 1.8

 Outdated: "HelloAndroid" - First Android Project

 Outdated: Building the Debug Binary Package

 Outdated: Installing the Debug Binary Package

 Outdated: Running the Debug Binary Package

 Outdated: Rebuild the Debug Binary Package

 Outdated: Redefine Text in Resource Files

 Outdated: Installing Android PDF Viewer APK File

 Outdated: Copy PDF File to Android Emulator's File System

 Outdated: Installing Adobe Reader APK File

 Outdated: "adb shell" - Remote Shell Interface

 Outdated: "adb push" and "adb pull" Commands


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