Qt for Android

Qt for Android enables you to run Qt 5 applications on Android devices. All Qt modules (essentials and add-ons) are supported except the following:

  • Qt WebEngine
  • Qt Virtual Keyboard
  • Platform-specific extras: Qt Mac Extras, Qt Windows Extras, and Qt X11 Extras

The following configurations are supported:

DistributionArchitectureCompilerNotes
Android 5.0 or later (API level 21 or higher)armv7a, x86, arm64-v8, and x86_64Clang 9.0.8 (NDK r21) and Clang 8.0.7 (NDK r20b) as provided by Google, MinGW 7.3

The following list summarizes 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 in your Qt Quick 2 applications.
  • Get sensor readings.
  • Retrieve positioning data using satellite or network information.
  • Connect and exchange data with Bluetooth and NFC-enabled devices.
  • Integrate Java code into your application using Qt Android Extras.
  • Develop secure applications using OpenSSL library.
  • Create Android Services.
  • Create and deploy Application Package (APK) and Android App Bundle (AAB) packages using Qt Creator.

The following topics provide more details about how to use Qt for Android:

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