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Install the Android Plugin for your Eclipse by

  1. Select Help > Software Updates….
  2. In the dialog that appears, click the Available Software tab.
  3. Click Add Site…
  4. Enter the Location: https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ If you get any error getting the plugin, try using “http” in the Location URL, instead of “https”. Click OK.
  5. Back in the Available Software view, you should see the plugin listed by the URL, with “Developer Tools” nested within it. Select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Install…
  6. On the subsequent Install window, “Android DDMS” and “Android Development Tools” should both be checked. Click Next.
  7. Read and accept the license agreement, then click Finish.
  8. Restart Eclipse.

If you are still unable to use Eclipse to download the ADT (Android Developer Tool) plugin as a remote update site, you can download the ADT zip file to your local machine and manually install it:

  1. Download the ADT zip file (do not unpack it).
  2. Select Help > Software Updates….
  3. In the dialog that appears, click the Available Software tab.
  4. In Eclipse 3.3, click New Archive Site….
  5. In Eclipse 3.4, click Add Site…, then Archive…
  6. Browse and select the downloaded zip file.
  7. Back in the Available Software view, you should see the plugin listed by the URL, with “Developer Tools” nested within it. Select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Install…
  8. On the subsequent Install window, “Android DDMS” and “Android Development Tools” should both be checked. Click Next.
  9. Read and accept the license agreement, then click Finish.
  10. Restart Eclipse.

Boom! You are done.

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