Qt for Android

Qt for Android enables you to run Qt applications on Android devices.

For Qt modules that support android targets see: All Supported Qt Modules.

The following development environments and target system configurations are supported in Qt 6.2:

The following configurations are supported in this Qt release:

DistributionArchitectureCompilerNotes
Android 6.0 or later (API level 23 or higher)armv7a, x86, arm64-v8, and x86_64Clang 11.0.5 (NDK r22b) as provided by Google, MinGW 11.2For JDK versions see Java Development Kit (JDK)
Target Devices used in Automated Testing
DeviceOS VersionArchitectureForm Factor
Pixel 3AAndroid 10 (API 29)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Pixel 4AAndroid 12 (API 31)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4Android 10 (API 29)armv7, arm64_v8aTablet
Google Pixel 6 ProAndroid 13 Beta 4.1armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Samsung Galaxy S21Android 12 (API 31)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Motorola MotoG 3rdAndroid 6.0.1 (API 23)armv7Mobile
Huawei HonorAndroid 6.0.1 (API 23)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Samsung Galaxy S10Android 9 (API 28)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile
Pixel 4Android 11 (API 30)armv7, arm64_v8aMobile

Note: Qt for Android support is inclusive of but not limited to these devices.

Note: The above table is accurate at the time of this Qt patch release only. It may change during the patch release cycle and should only be used as a reference for what the Qt Company can rapidly reproduce bugs on.

Here is what you can do with Qt for Android:

  • Run Widget-based and QML applications on a device or an emulator.
  • Support for the Material Style with Qt Quick Controls.
  • Handle Multimedia content.
  • Get sensor readings.
  • Retrieve positioning data using satellite or network information.
  • Connect and exchange data with Bluetooth and NFC-enabled devices.
  • Develop secure applications using OpenSSL library.
  • Create Android Services.
  • Create and deploy Application Package (APK) and Android App Bundle (AAB) packages using Qt Creator.

See Getting Started with Qt for Android.

The following topics provide more details about Qt for Android:

Android GNU C++ Run-time Licensing

Provides additional information about the licensing of run-time dependencies of Qt for Android

Android Platform Notes

Information particular to building and running Qt applications on Android.

Android Services

Provides information about Android Services support in Qt.

Deploying an Application on Android

The technical steps required to deploy a Qt application on Android.

Getting Started with Qt for Android

Provides instructions to install and configure your development environment.

Porting to Android

Provides instructions to port your existing Qt application to Android.

Publishing to Google Play

Provides instructions to prepare your application for publishing.

Qt Android Manifest File Configuration

Provides details on the AndroidManifest.xml configuration

Qt for Android - Building from Source

How to configure and build Qt for Android directly from source.

Qt for Android Examples

A list of selected Qt Examples for Android.

Supporting Google Emoji Font Policy

Guide for Supporting Google Emoji Font Policy using QML or C++.

Third-party Android Libraries

Instructions on including third-party Android libraries in an application.

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