Android Development Requirements

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In this page you'll find hardware and software development kit (SDK) requirements needed to start developing for the Android platform. 

The currently supported SDK version(s) can be found in UEBuildAndroid.cs. You can find it in your
[UE4 Root Directory]/Engine/Source/Programs/UnrealBuildTool/Platforms/Mobile/Android folder.

Unreal Engine 4.24

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R14b

Codeworks for Android 1R7u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows and Mac. Linux uses 1R6u1 plus modifications.

Codeworks SDK Version

Windows and Mac: 1R7u1
Linux: 1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 or later.
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

Unreal Engine 4.23

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R14b

Codeworks for Android 1R7u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows and Mac. Linux uses 1R6u1 plus modifications.

Codeworks SDK Version

Windows and Mac: 1R7u1
Linux: 1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 or later.
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

Unreal Engine 4.22

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R14b

Codeworks for Android 1R7u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows and Mac. Linux uses 1R6u1 plus modifications.

Codeworks SDK Version

Windows and Mac: 1R7u1
Linux: 1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 or later.
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

Unreal Engine 4.21

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R14b

Codeworks for Android 1R7u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows and Mac. Linux uses 1R6u1.

Codeworks SDK Version

Windows and Mac: 1R7u1
Linux: 1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 or later.
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

Unreal Engine 4.20

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R12b

Note: Codeworks for Android 1R6u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Codeworks SDK Version

1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 or later.
Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

Unreal Engine 4.19

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See Android Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

NDK Version

Android NDK R12b

Codeworks for Android 1R6u1 installer replaces the previous Codeworks on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Codeworks SDK Version

1R6u1

Supported IDE Versions

Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Visual Studio 2013

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