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Android developer account

Akil Kumar
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Joined: Jun 08, 2009
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Can anyone clarify this question? Do I need to have a Android developer account $25 created in order to test the app on the real device? Otherwise the testing can only be done on an emulator? With a single account or a certificate can I test the app on multiple devices?

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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No, you can install apps on your local device via USB cable; you don't need an account for that. If you pay the 25 bucks you get to publish apps via the Android Market.
Akil Kumar
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Joined: Jun 08, 2009
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Thank you
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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