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An Android application needs to run on all kinds of devices. Each device may have a different version on Android running on it.

Now, each Android version might not support all the features that your app requires, and so while building an app, you need to keep the minimum and maximum Android version in mind.


Parameter | Details |

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SDK Version |The SDK version for each field is the Android release’s SDK API level integer. For example, Froyo (Android 2.2) corresponds to API level 8. These integers are also defined in Build.VERSION_CODES. |


There are four relevant SDK versions in every project:

The framework will use targetSdkVersion to determine when to enable certain compatibility behaviors. For example, targeting API level 23 or above will opt you in to the runtime permissions model.

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