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Distribute Android Applications

Once the mobile application has been compiled, there are various ways to publish and distribute it. The hyperlinks listed below display the content in a new tab or browser and take you directly to the Web sites maintained by the vendor. You can find specific instructions for making your mobile application available to your users on these Web sites.

  • Directly distributing the Android application package (APK) file

    Android application package file (APK) is the file format for distributing and installing a mobile application on a device. You can distribute the APK file for the project to the users directly via e-mail, by placing it on a shared location, or using some other mode. The Developer's Guide from Android has detailed information on developing, testing and publishing mobile applications.