Doc: Make Android SDK Tools requirements clearer

The Android SDK Tools packages have changed, so the tool for
installing the required tools depends on the installed Tools

Change-Id: Idcbda80c958a4f0d2d5be533481e9838fd95e71a
Reviewed-by: Vikas Pachdha's avatarVikas Pachdha <>
parent 4adfae9d
......@@ -72,10 +72,14 @@
\li \l{}{Android SDK Tools}
After installing the Tools, you can use the
{sdkmanager} to get the API and tools packages required for
The following Android SDK packages and tools are required for
\li Platform tools
\li Build tools
\li At least one SDK platform
\li On Windows, you also need the following:
......@@ -98,14 +102,34 @@
\section1 Setting Up the Development Environment
You must download and install the latest Android NDK and SDK, and update the
SDK to get the build and platform tools needed for development. Since
SDK tools version 25.3.0, \QC, you must use the
You must download and install the latest Android NDK and SDK, and then
update or install the tools and packages needed for development. The SDK
tool used to update and install the other SDK tools and packages depends on
the Android SDK Tools version that you have installed:
\li Android SDK Tools version 25.2.5, or earlier
Use the
{android} tool that comes with the SDK Tools package. For example,
on Ubuntu the following command starts the SDK update:
./android update sdk
\li Android SDK Tools version 25.3.0, or later
Use the
{sdkmanager} command line tool for SDK package management and the
{avdmanager} tool for Android Virtual Device (AVD) management.
In addition, you must install Qt for Android as part of Qt 5.2, or later.
For more information, see \l{Qt for Android}.
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