2 Ways to Check Android SDK Versions (2021)

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This article shows you 2 different ways to determine your Android SDK versions installed on your computer. The first approach is to use Android Studio and the second one is to run a single command.

Using Android Studio

1. Open your Android Studio. In the welcome screen, select “Configure” > “SDK Manager”.

2. Navigate to “Appearance & Behavior” > “System Settings” > “Android SDK” and now you can see the SDK versions that were installed in the “API Level” and “Name” columns (focus on “API Level”).

Using Command Line

Many developers prefer to use the command line than GUI (graphic user interface). What you need to do is to open your terminal then execute the following command:

avdmanager list target

And you will the result that looks similar to this:

There is another command that does the same thing:

android list target

But this one is now deprecated and you should no longer use it.


We’ve gone through 2 methods to see the Android SDK versions on our machine. If you’d like to explore more about Android development as well as mobile development, take a look at the following articles:

You can also take a tour around our Flutter topic page and React Native topic page to see the latest tutorials and examples.

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