The Android SDK (Software development kit) is a set of development tools for Android.

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ClassNotFoundException: occured when added third party JAR file added in libs in android [on hold]

I am developing my webDav client on android mobile using jackrabbit jar file (jackrabbit-webdav-2.2.5-jar-with-dependencies)- This JAR is customized version for android devices. I have added this jar ...
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Installing android studio without sdk (already installed) [on hold]

I have downloaded the SDK platform build and main tools , Android 4.0.3 SDK platform and the required JDK. As I have to keep downloads to a minimum for cost reasons, is there a way to install the ...
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AVD's configuration is missing a kernal file

Recently I've migrated from windows to ubuntu, installed Android SDk in Ubuntu 12.10 and created the AVD launched it shows this Error: This AVD's configuration is missing a kernal file, I installed ...
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What is open source archive?

I just got notification from Drippler app that open source archive is released for my device. This is the Xperia SP v12.1.A.0.266 link. I just want to know what is open source archive.
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How do I install a self compiled android image onto an SD card, and run Android from said sd card? [closed]

I have compiled a generic version of Android KitKat from source, and run it in the Android SDK emulator. I now want to take that version of Android I created, which sits in my ...
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AVD Emulator, “Unfortunately, Browser has stopped”

I'm trying to get started with development. I have just installed the SDK (ADT v22.3.0-887826) on Linux Mint 15 x86-64. I haven't made any configuration changes to the default installation of ADT, and ...
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Android offline installation

Is there any other way to download the android sdk platform other than using this URL https://dl.google.com/android/repository/android-18_r01.zip. My ISP has blocked the URL's starting with ...
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Huawei MediaPad 10 Link SD Card Update FAIL

I have the above device that has locked out its owner after too many pattern attempts. She did not create a google account and can't sign in to ulock it. I have tried updating with Huawei firmware ...
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Unable to install system images for the Android SDK: “Failed to create directory”

I've just installed Xamarin, to use C# on Android: on their tutorial about how to install the emulator here. I saw they installed Intel x86 Atom system image and ARM v7a system image, so I did the ...
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unlock Xperia Neo bootloader on linux

I was following these instructions to unlock the bootloader on my Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo until I reached steps 9 and 10. There was no extras/google directory or android_winusb.inf file anywhere. ...
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Android SDK: Using the emulator to browse local websites

I'd love to be able to develop mobile websites on my windows 7 pc be able to see them instantly in mobile chrome/opera inside the android emulator. I own an android phone, but uploading to my site ...
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What is `Snapshot` and `Use host GPU` emulation option(s) for?

When creating an emulator device, the option Emulation Options makes me confused. What do Snapshot and Use host GPU mean?
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ADB RSA key popup not showing on Nook Tablet with official CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies

I have a B&N Nook Tablet (my only Android device) with CyanogenMod 10.1 official Nightlies installed on it. I am trying to use ADB, I tapped on build number, opened dev options, and enabled USB ...
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How to use Sony Xperia Z's burst mode programatically?

I'm trying to trigger the Xperia Z camera in burst mode based on an event and I'm not sure what the best approach is. So far I've tried this: Installed Tasker and setup a Take Photo Action but ...
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AVD Manager runs but android.bat does not

I can create virtual devices using AVD manager. I can run the emulator and create AVDs. But i cannot do the same using "android.bat". I get the following error- ERROR: No suitable Java found. In ...
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What do I type in PATH variable for ADB server to start from CMD?

I am following a Wiki on how to install and set up Android SDK and I am stuck at a step where I am supposed to test if the ADB server works by using the command adb start-server. Is this command ...
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Is ARM EABI v7a System Image and Mips System Image important?

I noticed that what makes installing SDK packages so slow is because these two packages take too long to be downloaded and sometimes it hangs on these two. Do you really need to download these two ...
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Does Android have a formal release cycle?

I have been tasked with documenting Google/Android's release plan so that our company has a policy of advanced testing our software on new mobile operating systems. It seems like Apple/iOS has a ...
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Android Emulator using Hardware Keyboard has no “Umlauts”

I have the latest ADT installed and when I start the emulator I am not able to type, for example, German umlauts. I have tried to change the settings in android to German keyboard layout but that ...
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Android SDK Can't Find android.bat?

I just downloaded the Android SDK (primarily for the purpose of running SDK Manager to install the Google USB drivers to connect a device), but the SDK Manager fails to run. I get the following ...
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Install your own software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install an app given only its APK file? I'm thinking abount getting a smartphone, mainly for tinkering with it. On iOS, in order to install your own code, you ...
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Face detector accuracy tests [closed]

Has anybody measured/found some accuracy tests for the face detection functions in Android SDK? By example, what percent of a random image database can it correctly recognize? How does it handle ...
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What is the best way to get the android sdk reference offline on my android device?

I want to study the Android API on my phone during my frequent and long metro rides (where I cannot connect to the internet). What would be the best way to make the documentation available (I would ...
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How to get android device model number connected to a PC via USB?

How do I get the android phone model number from a Windows PC connected via USB, provided all the USB device drivers are installed properly? Is there anyway to get it via Android SDK?
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Screen-casting/screen-capturing the camera view (appears black)

For demoing an Augmented Reality app, I would like to do a screencast of the Android device's screen (HTC Desire S). The open source project androidscreencast works fine, except for the camera view. ...
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How to install kernel module for android?

I currently have a custom kernel and ROM installed on my android device. The kernel I'm using comes with a separate download with kernel modules that you are to install yourself if you want. However ...
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How to unbrick/reflash Nexus S using stock ROM, stock tools

I have a Nexus S that seems to have bricked itself. I have never modded the ROM or phone, and it was totally stock. Now, it boots right int the white Google logo and stays there forever (I let it ...
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Android SDK 2.1: Unable to install app from Android Market on the Emulator

I am testing the Emulator that comes with Android SDK 2.1, but I am Unable to install app from Android Market. I made the Login on www.google.com but still no success: This is the error message: ...
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Read APK permission by shell command

I want to read the requested permissions of an .apk file on the computer (android sdk is installed) via command line. I.E.: $ android read-permissions /path/to/someapp.apk I know this is possible, ...
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Com Error in Blip TV App for Optimum V Phone

Good afternoon, I am attempting to get the Android Blip application working for my phone, as of this moment it only works for the Samsung Viberant and I currently do not have that phone. Now though ...
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Device recognition on Android SDK

I've got a Chinese aPad running Android 1.5, how do I get it to be recongnised by Android SDK? I want to do adb hacks as recommended by this answer. Pointers to using adb also welcome.