Android Lollipop 5.0 SDK is now available for most of the Android devices. First of all, it was only available for Google Nexus devices but now it can be installed on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux Operating Systems. If you haven’t the Android device running on Android Lollipop 5.0, you can still enjoy it on Mac OS X, Windows or even on Linux OS. Here in this tutorial we will guide you that how to Configure, Setup, Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Windows, Linux and Mac OS X Laptops and Computers. All this process of getting Android 5.0 Lollipop on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X can be done with the help of Android SDK.
You need to install java Development Kit, Android SDK for both 32-bit x86 or the 64-bit x64 versions and Android Lollipop Emulator on your PC/Laptop. Direct download links for both of these files are given below. If you want to enjoy all the features of Android Lollipop then you need to arrange Android Smartphone or Tablets compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Here in this article we will guide you that how to install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux Laptops and Computers.Compatible Windows, Linux and Mac OS X Operating Systems for Android Lollipop Installation:
Given below is the list of Operating Systems on which you can download and install the latest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop by following guide given below in this article.
- Windows 7
- Windows XP
- OS X Yosemite v10.10+
- OS X Mavericks v10.9+
- OS X Mountain Lion v10.8+
- OS X Mountain Lion v10.7+
- OS X Snow Leopard v10.6+
- OS X Leopard v10.5+
- Linux, Ubuntu v11.04+ or higher
Download the below given files for installing Android Lollipop 5.0 on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X Operating System.
- Download Android SDK for Windows, Mac and Linux
- Download Java SE Development Kit for Windows, Mac and Linux
Steps to Install Android Lollipop on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
Step No 1:- Download the above given files.
Step No 2:- After downloading, unzip these files.
Step No 3:- Install the Java development Kit on your PC/Laptop running Windows, Mac OS X or Linux Operating Systems.
Step No 4:- Run the SDK Manager App.
Step No 5:- Android SDK Manager App will automatically load and fetch the Android SDK Packages after successful execution.
Step No 6:- Under the packages tap, select Android 5.0 (API 21) and Android SDK Platform-tools under the Tools tab.
Step No 7:- Here tap on Install Packages button.
Step No 8:- Tap on agree buttons to install the packages successfully.
Step No 9:- Go back to the Android SDK Installation folder.
Step No 10:- From Android SDK Installation Folder run the AVD Manager and create a new Virtual drive.
Step No 11:- Now select the virtual drive from the given list and tap on “Start”button.
Step No 12:- When the new window appear then just click on “Launch” button.
Step No 13:- Wait for about 5 minutes for the first time to boot.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully installed the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop on your PC running Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X PC.
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