Mobile Development

Qt supports development and deployment of mobile applications.

The following pages contain information about setting up Qt Creator and how to get started with the mobile platforms:


There is support for Android development in Qt 6. With Qt Creator, you can connect to devices, develop, test, and package Android applications.

The following configurations are supported in this Qt release:

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)


There is support for developing Qt applications for Apple iPad and iPhone, via Qt for iOS. Qt Creator supplements Xcode for development and deployment.

Target PlatformArchitectureBuild Environment
iOS 14, 15, 16, 17armv8 (arm64)Xcode 15 (iOS 17 SDK)

Tools for Mobile Development

Qt Creator is the IDE for Qt development. Qt Creator creates project files, test and debug code, and connects to mobile devices. For Android, Qt Creator can sign and package APK files, ready for publishing to Google Play. Xcode is necessary for development on Apple platforms and Qt Creator can create project files and connect to Apple devices for testing.

Design Tools for Mobile

Design tools aid UI development by allowing designers to create layouts and animation that can be converted into Qt compatible formats. 2D and 3D assets created from design software can be integrated into Qt applications.

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