SDK location not found. Define location with sdk.dir in the local.properties file or with an ANDROID_HOME environment variable
I recently tried to import sample Android games I downloaded from Google’s developer website. After importing them into Android Studio, I’m getting the following error:
Error: SDK location not found. Define location with
sdk.dirin the local.properties file or with an
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What is this? I want to run the sample programs from Android Studio.
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The project might be missing a
settings.gradle file. Make sure that file exists from the project you are importing. If not add the
settings.gradle file with the following :
Save the file and put it at the top level folder in your project.
I know this answer is late, but I hope it helps others.
The answer is simple. You have to just copy your
local.properties file to the folder where project is stored and it will work like charm. But remember, it must be placed in the root folder where the project is stored.
Check out in your local.properties file
properly write this formate, and also check / slas using for path
Please follow bellow points it work’s for me:
- Go to your Project -> Android
- Create a file local.properties
- Open the file
paste your Android SDK path like below
sdk.dir = C:/Users/USERNAME/AppData/Local/Android/sdk
Replace USERNAME with your user name
If you are trying to run Google android sample code, try to import the entire repository instead of an individual sample.
Here is the relevant section from instructions.html, included with the Google Calendar API sample code
- Import calendar-android-sample project
- Select “Import Project…” or File > Import Project…
- Select [someDirectory]/google-api-java-client-samples/build.gradle and
- Note: it will not work if you try to import [someDirectory]/google-api-java-client-samples/calendar-android-sample/build.gradle
- Select “Use local gradle distribution” with “Gradle home” of [someDirectory]/gradle-2.2.1 and click OK.
If you have already downloaded the android SDK but its not being found. The problem might be that the file local.properties needs to be inside the same directory as gradle stuff for gradle to find it when building and running adb. For my react-native project using gradle I needed to put the local.properties file to Myprojectname/android/ folder.
As I had unzipped the SDK to Downloads so I just use that path in the file with a row like this:
There is not a single reason for this error.
1>settings.gradle may be missing or the content in it may be wrong.
2>local.properties may be missing or the sdk path may be wrongly written.
Just Remove .idea folder and import the project again. It’s worked for me.
Found working solution for me. Without adding local.properties and set up ANDROID_HOME variable. Seems like a bug in Android Studio and Intellij IDEA.
You just need to ask IDE to “reset” path to Android SDK.
'SDK Location not found' in Android Studio despite having the environment variable set correctly
1. In Module settings, whether, SDK location is proper.
2. If Yes, check for local.properties file (Not the one placed inside app module, but the one placed outside the app module, at parent level). If not present add it with below lines inside it.
I resolved this issue by creating ANDROID_HOME environment variable as follows in windows.
Restart Android Studio it should build project!
You should download The Android SDK.
Use this link to download it.
Then you should define its location to Android Studio. Follow the steps:
- File->project Structure into Project Structure
- Left > SDK Location
- SDK location select Android SDK location (old version use Press +, add another sdk)