Installing Android Platform 4.0.3 and Libraries

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

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:

[ ] Tools
   [x] Android SDK Platform-tools
   [x] Android SDK Build-tools
       ...
[x] Android M (API 22, MNC preview)
   [x] Documentation for Android "MNC" Preview
   [x] SDK Platform Android M Preview
   [x] Sample for SDK API MNC Preview
   [x] Android TV Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] ARM 64 v8a System Image
   [x] ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Intel x86 Atom_64 System Image
   [x] Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] MIPS System Image 
   [x] Sources for Android 'MNC' Preview SDK
[x] Android 5.1.1 (API 22)
   [x] SDK Platform
   [x] Sample for SDK
   [x] Android TV ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Android TV Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] Android Wear ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Android Wear Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Intel x86 Atom_64 System Image
   [x] Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] Google APIs 
   [x] Google APIs ARM EABI v7a System Image
   [x] Google APIs Intel x86 Atom_64 System Image
   [x] Google APIs Intel x86 Atom System Image
   [x] Sources for Android SDK
...
[ ] Extras
   ...
   [x] Android Support Library
   [x] Google USB Driver 
   ... 

4. Click the "Install 28 packages..." button. The "Choose Packages to Install" window will show up:

Android SDK Manager R24 - Installing Platform
Android SDK Manager R24 - Installing Platform

5. Click the "Accept License" option, then "Install" button. Android SDK Manager will start to download those selected packages.

6. Wait for the download process to finish

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Downloading and Installing Android SDK R24

 Running Android SDK Manager R24

Installing Android Platform 4.0.3 and Libraries

 Verifying Android Platform Installation

 Creating Android Virtual Device (AVD)

 Viewing Android Virtual Device (AVD) Details

 Launching Android Emulator in AVD Manager

 Android Emulator Starting Screens

 Android Emulator Built-in Apps and Widgets

 Android Emulator Built-in Web Browser

 Android Emulator for 7 Inch Tablet

 Android Emulator for Google Watch

 Missing Emulator Engine Program for 'arm' CPUS

 x86 Emulation Requires Hardware Acceleration

 HAXM - Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager

 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

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version