Android SDK Offline Setup For Windows 7 or Later – No Internet Needed To Download Files

As we all know Android is the upcoming operating system for cellphones. The advantage of Android over its counterparts like Apple’s i OS, Blackberry’s Blackberry OS is that it is an open source OS from Google. Being an open source you can have the full Source code of the operating system available with you. In order for you to work on Android you need an Android SDK, and I have got one for you an application named APD or you can also call it as Android offline SDK package installer.

The Android SDK can be used to develop, games, applications and various tools for the Android based mobile phones. Android SDK is available for download on almost all the operating systems like Windows, Mac and Linux. Whenever a new version of Android OS is released, the corresponding APD or Android offline SDK package installer which consists of emulator, development tools and sample projects is also released with the source code at developer.android.com. .

The software is not all difficult in installation and configuration but if you want to install the the software on multiple systems then then you can download the SDK on the individual systems and configure it. Whenever a new update to the Android OS comes you need to update it manually. This software will help you to install the  Android SDK in offline mode and you can choose from any of the android version that you want to install.

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The above window will open when you will run the software for the first time after installing it. After running the tool you will get two options to install the Offline Package first is download the package from the web to enable offline installations and the second is when you already have the offline packages and you want to install them. After you will select the desired option press Next.

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After you will press Next button the above window will open for you which will have all the android versions and you can select the version that you want to install and then press Next button and it will install that version of Android for you. The only requirement for the installation of the Android SDK on windows is that you should have Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or above installed on your system.

Download Android SDK Offline Installer.

Android Market Website Does Not Show My Phone Or Android Device

Android market website has been launched which means that you can now, browse apps on web store using a internet browser, also you can install apps on your android phone or device directly form the android web store website without even touching your phone.

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Just in case, if the android market website does not show your android phone or device, following are some ways with which you can solve the issue. There are two possible reasons why an Android device might be missing from your list of devices on the Android Market website:

  1. You’re not logged in with the primary Google account associated with your device.

    OR

  2. You haven’t accessed Android Market from your device recently.

Not logged in with primary account

The account you’re signed into when using the Android Market website must be the same as the primary account that was used when you first set up your Android device. When signed in to the Android Market website, only devices associated with the same primary account will be listed when attempting to install an app.

To see the accounts associated with your device, click ‘Settings’ > ‘Accounts & Sync’. You’ll need to sign in to the Android Market website using the username and password of the Google Account you originally used to set up your Android device. If you do not know the password for this account, please visit the Google Checkout Help Center article about Passwords for instructions to reset the password.

Haven’t accessed Android Market recently

If you’ve tried logging in to the Android Market website with all of your Google accounts, and you still don’t see your device listed, please open Android Market on your device, and then try using the Android Market website again.

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How To Install Apps From Android Market Place Website On Your Phone Without Touching It

As most of us know, android market is now live on internet at market.android.com which means that you can not only search apps on android market but can also install these apps on your phone connected to any wifi network, without even touching it.

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Follow the procedure below, to install apps from android market place website onto your phone.

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Solution To Android Market Place Website Apps Download & Installing Issues

Android Market place website has been very recently announced by google in the honeycomb preview event happened yesterday. They also announced the android market place website at market.android.com, Now it is possible to install apps from android market place directly on your phone without even touching the phone.

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This new feature is really cool, but some users started facing some issues with downloading and installing apps this way, following are some solutions to the issues being faced.

Receiving "Download unsuccessful" message

Android 1.6 Users

We’re receiving reports of "Download unsuccessful" messages from Android 1.6 Users with Market version 2007. We’re actively investigating this issue, and hope to have a new version of Market available soon to address this issue.

In the meantime, we recommend taking the following steps to resolve this issue:

  1. Go to Home > Menu > Settings > Applications > Manage applications
  2. Press Menu, then touch Filter > All
  3. Scroll down and select the Market app
  4. Touch ‘Uninstall updates’

All Other Users

If you receive a "Download unsuccessful" message when attempting to download an app, try the following troubleshooting steps to resolve the issue:

  • Restart your phone then try downloading the app again.
  • Confirm that there is connectivity on your device (contact your mobile service provider if you aren’t connected).
  • Wait 10 minutes and try your download again.

If you’re still unsuccessful, let us know and we’ll be happy to investigate further.

Download stuck at "Starting download…"

If your application is stalled at "Starting download", please use a few of the following troubleshooting steps to help your download to completion:

  • Confirm that there is connectivity on your device (contact your mobile service provider if you aren’t connected)
  • If downloading a paid application, confirm that your credit card information is up to date by logging in your Google Checkout account
  • Make sure that your phone is logged into Google Talk by following these steps:
    1. Go to your phone’s app launcher, and press the Talk app
    2. If you’re already logged into Talk, press Menu, and then touch Sign out
    3. Launch Talk again to sign in

If unsuccessful after attempting these steps, let us know and we’ll be happy to investigate further.

Requested a download from the Android Market website, but it never started

If a download you requested from the Android Market website never started on your device, please try the following troubleshooting steps:

  • Confirm that there is connectivity on your device (contact your mobile service provider if you aren’t connected)
  • If downloading a paid application, confirm that your credit card information is up to date by logging in your Google Checkout account
  • Make sure that your phone is logged into Google Talk by following these steps:
    1. Go to your phone’s app launcher, and press the Talk app
    2. If you’re already logged into Talk, press Menu, and then touch Sign out
    3. Launch Talk again to sign in
  • Make sure that your phone has enough available space to install the app. If necessary, try uninstalling some existing applications or moving them to your SD card.
  • Try requesting the download again using Android Market from your device.

If unsuccessful after attempting these steps, let us know and we’ll be happy to investigate further.

Android Market disappearing after Android 2.2 Update

We’re receiving reports from some users that the Android Market app is disappearing after receiving the Android 2.2 update. We’re working with carriers and device manufacturers to resolve the issue and restore your access to Android Market.

In the meantime, if you’d like to resolve the issue immediately, we recommend performing a factory data reset on your device. Please note that this will reset your device to its original state, and while your media content (photos, music, etc.) will not be deleted from the SD card, applications and their related data will be uninstalled. To perform a factory reset:

  1. Go to Home > Menu > Settings > Privacy
  2. Press "Factory data reset"
  3. Press "Reset phone"

Your phone will restart, and after everything resets you’ll be able to access Android Market again. Note that in some devices the "Factory data reset" option may be located under a different menu item, such as Phone Storage.

New Features Overview Introduced In Android Honeycomb 3.0

Android 3.0 has been finally showcased by google recently, google says that android honeycomb 3.0 is a version optimized and custom made for android tablets. You can watch the complete video below of the entire event by google.

In case you don’t have a time to watch the entire video, you can go through the quick preview of the new features given below.

New Features Introduced In Honeycomb 3.0

Quick Notifications – As shown in the image below, the notification window, which pops up for reading new messages or controlling music playback.

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Quick Contacts – As shown in the image below, this is another great feature with which you can quickly browse through your contacts and you can call , chat or video chat with them easily and quickly. 

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Music Cover Flow – As shown in the image below, you can see the music albums and scroll through them with the easy to use coverflow interface.

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Graphical Body Browser using google body, which lets you browse through different body parts.

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Graphical Power – Brand new RenderScript 3D graphics platform made for our elegant UI. We will soon post more details on RenderScript.

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CNN For Honeycomb

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Some other features in android 3.0 are scrollable Widgets and a great New “stack” style widgets let users flick through items, Settings can be toggled swiftly from bottom right hand side of the screen.