ArcGIS Runtime API for Android

Current version: 100.15.5 - May 2024 Release notes.

Welcome to ArcGIS Runtime API for Android. This guide describes how to use the latest version of ArcGIS Runtime for Android to build mobile apps that incorporate capabilities such as mapping, geocoding, routing, geoprocessing, and other spatial analytics.

Where to start

  1. If you are new to ArcGIS, start with the mapping APIs and location services guide.

  2. Review the key features of ArcGIS Runtime API for Android.

    Learn about key features
  3. Follow the get started instructions to get the API and start developing.

    Start building your app
ArcGIS Runtime API for Android


Follow step-by-step instructions to build apps that incorporate ArcGIS Runtime functionality.

Display a map

Add a point, line, and polygon

Display a scene

Add a feature layer

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Sample code

Browse the comprehensive list of samples in the documentation or download sample code from the GitHub repository.

Interact with live samples using the sample viewer app. Download an .apk version of the sample viewer app from ArcGIS Online or install it from the Google Play Store.

Android sample viewer application

Open source toolkit

The open source ArcGIS Runtime Toolkit for Android contains UI components that help simplify your Android app development.

Success stories

Get inspiration for your own mapping projects by seeing how others use ArcGIS Runtime API for Android.

Fish Washington

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife uses this app to make fishing regulations easier to understand.


Massachusetts Department of Transportation uses this app to complement roadside travel time signs on highways in Massachusetts.

Conserve EveryDrop of Water

California has been battling water shortages for years. The primary intervention strategy is reducing water consumption and waste. EveryDrop is a water conservation app that engages citizens by reporting water waste and conservation education.

Next steps

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