Google Developer Phone

Do I need google developer Phone to be an android developer? If I purchase a phone from Rogers with Android OS, is that ok for me to write applications and try it out? Let me know what is the best practice?

Asked by: First Name423 | Posted: 25-01-2022

Answer 1

You do need a phone, in my opinion, but you don't need developer phone to write applications.

One of the limitation you'll run into for example, not able to look at all files, and connect hierarchyviewer to see layouts for any app. Than again you can always make it a developer phone.

Answered by: Aston998 | Posted: 26-02-2022

Answer 2

you can develop on the Android Emulator, which comes with the Android SDK no need to buy a phone...

Answered by: Catherine256 | Posted: 26-02-2022

Answer 3

It's my understanding that you can develop with any phone. From the home screen you'll probably want to hit menu, go to setting and select Applications. From there Development. Under development you'll want to turn on USB debugging so you can run programs on your phone from inside Eclipse.

Answered by: Edward911 | Posted: 26-02-2022

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