How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux Easy Guide

December 29, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Android SDK Kali Linux Quick-Start

Hello Kali User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux 32/64-bit Gnome Desktop

First of all the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is the collection of Libraries, Tools, Documentation, and Samples that are required to Run and Develop Android Apps.

Furthermore to make the Process Easier to Visualize the How-to Install Android SDK Tools on Kali 1.x Includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Contents and Details of Android SDK Tool Installation Kali Linux are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Android SDK Tools Only:

  2. Then Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Extraction
  3. After Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Kali Open Terminal
  4. For 64-bit Systems Only Install Required Libraries
    Logis as SuperUser:

    su -

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Enable the 32bit Arch:

    dpkg --add-architecture i386

    Then Update the Apt Repos:

    apt-get update

    And finally install the packages with:

    apt-get install libstdc++6:i386
  5. Follow Relocating the Android SDK
    Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    chown -R root:root /tmp/android-sdk-linux*

    Fix the Permissions:

    chmod -R +xr /tmp/android-sdk-linux*

    Finally Switch contents with:

    mv /tmp/android-sdk-linux* /opt/android-sdk-linux
  6. Insert Android Tools into User PATH
    Achieve the SuperUser session:


    Then Edit the Bash Configuration file:

    nano ~/.bashrc


    export PATH=/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:$PATH

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit from nano Editor.
    To Load the New Settings simply:

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  8. Updating Android SDK Tools & APIs
    Access the Target:

    cd /opt/android-sdk*

    Run the Updater:

    sudo su -c "tools/android"
  9. Follow Selecting Android SDK Features
    How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Start Android SDK Manager

    Select Accept All to Install All Default Checked Features.

    How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Select Android SDK Features

    Updating Android SDK

    How-to Install Android SDK Kali Linux - Updating Android SDK
  10. Getting-Started Coding Hello-World Android App on Eclipse:

    Android App Hello-World

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