Make a mirror of Android SDK Update Sites - works for both standalone and Android Studio built-in SDK Managers
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Latest commit 6414362 Oct 30, 2018


It mirrors Android SDKs, which Android Studio built-in and standalone SDK Manager both can download from. Ideal for a crowded place, e.g. classroom, Study Jams, and Code labs.

Tested on

  • Linux Mint Rebecca (17.1, Ubuntu 14.04),
  • Windows 7 64bit
  • macOS Sierra (10.12.6)


Server setup

  • Files will be downloaded to your working directory, which can be different than
  • The directory the project is cloned into, referred as ${ANDROID_REPOSITORY_HOME}.
  • The mirror can be hosted with an HTTP server. A sample Apache HTTPd vhost config will be printed on download complete.

For Android Studio Built-in SDK Manager


For Standalone SDK Manager


By default, it downloads from To download from elsewhere, set environment variable, DL_HOST. e.g.

export DL_HOST=

See also Known Mirrors.

Client setup

After your server setup is complete, navigate to, http://<your.server>/android/studio/, and find further instructions.

Who's using it

At StudyJams and other events hosted by GDG Suzhou

Please let me know if you'd like to publish your mirror here.