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Installation unable to located SDK folder


installation is unable to locate properly installed SDK folder
android has recently moved the adb tools from tools subfolder to platform-tools\ subfolder
i tried having a copy of all the files in that original folder as well yet it just did not work
PS: my android sdk is not located in c drive but d drive of system - hope that is not the issue here
please let me know for now how can installation proceed.
windows 7 with adb drivers installed alread
Closed Aug 25, 2013 at 7:18 AM by camalot


camalot wrote Sep 21, 2012 at 9:58 PM

make sure you have at least one of the "platforms" installed. You have to actually run the sdk manager and install one the of the platforms, not just the tools.

mohsyn wrote Sep 22, 2012 at 9:35 AM

done its working now but just wondering if application is using platform only for some features, should it not allow to skip if features like hierarchy view etc are not required?

wrote Sep 25, 2012 at 5:06 PM

bugmenot2 wrote Sep 25, 2012 at 5:31 PM

camalot is right. You have to install also some android "source pack" like Android 4.1 (API 16), the Android SDK Tools and Android SDK Platform-Tools are not enough. Then reinstall Droid Explorer and select fix. Will detect automatically default location.

wrote Feb 22, 2013 at 2:42 AM

wrote May 27, 2013 at 6:30 PM

carl1961 wrote Jul 6, 2013 at 2:56 AM

copy aapt.exe to your AppData\Local\Android\android-sdk\platform-tools folder

Droid Explorer is looking for that file, by default android adk does not have that file there anymore,
I got my copy from the Android\android-sdk\build-tools\17.0.0

wrote Aug 25, 2013 at 7:18 AM

rfreitaz wrote May 16, 2014 at 2:29 PM

I had the same issue, but the android-sdk-tools Rev. 17.0.0 installation via SDK Manager resolved the issue

wrote Dec 9, 2017 at 5:32 AM