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Installing Android 1.1 SDK r1


Operating system used
Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1

Software prerequisites
Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) SDK, version 1.5 or higher.

  1. Download and unzip to a suitable location on your machine.
    e.g.: C:\Tools\android-sdk-windows-1.1_r1

  2. Set the System environment variable "Path" to the android "tools" directory:
    • Select Start | Control Panel
    • Select Classic View
    • Select System
    • Select "Advanced system settings"
    • The "System Properties" windows opens, select tab Advanced

      System properties

    • Click button "Environment Variables"
    • Select System environment variable "Path" and click Edit button.
      Set the System environment variable to the android "tools" directory:
      e.g.: Path=....;C:\tools\android-sdk-windows-1.1_r1\tools

      Set PATH

    • Press the OK button multiple times to close the "System Properties" window.