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The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.

## Post Install Steps

The Android SDK install only installs the tools and platform tools. It does not install an API SDK version. You will need to do a start -> run -> android to launch the Android SDK Manager. Then select the build tools and API that you want to install.

To install Android SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install android-sdk --version

To upgrade Android SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade android-sdk --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    . (Join-Path $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) 'Common.ps1')
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packageName -url $downUrl -unzipLocation $destination -ChecksumType "$checksumType" -Checksum "$checksum"
    Install-ChocolateyPath $envToolsPath  'Machine'
    Install-ChocolateyPath $envPlatformsPath 'Machine'
    Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable 'ANDROID_HOME' ${envPath} 'Machine'
    echo yes | android update sdk --filter tools,platform-tools --all --no-ui
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    . (Join-Path $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) 'Common.ps1')
    if (Test-Path ($destination)) {
      adb kill-server
      Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $fileName
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPath $envToolsPath 'Machine'
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPath $envPlatformsPath 'Machine'
      Uninstall-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable -VariableName 'ANDROID_HOME' -VariableType 'Machine'
      Remove-Item $destination -Force -Recurse
      $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem $androidPath | Measure-Object
      if ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item $androidPath 
  • tools\common.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'android-sdk'
    $downUrl = ''
    $checksum = '23d5686ffe489e5a1af95253b153ce9d6f933e5dbabe14c494631234697a0e08'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $androidPath = "${Env:SystemDrive}\Android"
    $destination = "${androidPath}\android-sdk"
    $fileName = ''
    $envPath = "${destination}"
    $envToolsPath = "${envPath}\tools"
    $envPlatformsPath = "${envPath}\platform-tools"
    # Function to remove a value from the Machine Environment Variable path value
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyPath {
      [string] $pathToUninstall,
      [System.EnvironmentVariableTarget] $pathType = [System.EnvironmentVariableTarget]::User
      Write-Debug "Running 'Uninstall-ChocolateyPath' with pathToUninstall:`'$pathToUninstall`'";
      #get the PATH variable
      $envPath = $env:PATH
      if ($envPath.ToLower().Contains($pathToUninstall.ToLower()))
        Write-Host "Starting PATH environment variable update to remove $pathToUninstall"
        $actualPath = [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable('Path', $pathType)
        $statementTerminator = ";"
        $actualPath = (($actualPath -split $statementTerminator) -ne $pathToUninstall) -join $statementTerminator
        if ($pathType -eq [System.EnvironmentVariableTarget]::Machine) {
          $psArgs = "[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable('Path',`'$actualPath`', `'$pathType`')"
          Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$psArgs"
        } else {
          [Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable('Path', $actualPath, $pathType)
        $env:Path = $actualPath
    	Write-Host "Completed PATH environment variable update to remove $pathToUninstall"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Google




Release Notes

Release Notes:

Chocolatey Package Change Log:

  • Fixed issue with the environment variables having whitespace by moving android-sdk to c:\android
  • Add call to the android sdk manager to update the tools and platform-tools after install. This was need since Google removed the platform-tools from the SDK tools package.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Android SDK 77835 Thursday, March 23, 2017 approved
Android SDK 25.2.3 20390 Monday, March 6, 2017 approved
Android SDK 21492 Thursday, October 6, 2016 approved
Android SDK 6289 Monday, August 22, 2016 approved
Android SDK 828 Saturday, August 13, 2016 approved
Android SDK 24.4.1 3485 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 approved
Android SDK 24.0.2 16123 Thursday, December 18, 2014 approved
Android SDK 24.0.1 325 Saturday, December 13, 2014 approved
Android SDK 23.0.2 1786 Monday, September 8, 2014 approved
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