Setting UP Android Environment

Installing the Android Development kit

Download ADT, which stands for Android Development Kit, ADT Bundle provides everything you need to start developing apps, including the Android SDK tools and a version of the Eclipse IDE with built-in ADT (Android Developer Tools) to streamline your Android app development.

If you didn’t yet downloaded the ADT bundle, Please use download the Eclipse ADT bundle, or switch to the Android Studio install or stand-alone SDK Tools install instructions.


To set up the ADT Bundle:
  1. UnZIP the ZIP file named as adt-bundle-<os_platform>.zip as a downloaded ADT bundle and save it to an appropriate location, like “Development” directory.
  2. Open the adt-bundle-<os_platform>/eclipse/ directory and launch Eclipse.
Warning!!!
Please don’t change the SDK folder, which may lead to SDK unavailability that can be then manually set through eclipse preferences.