Qt for Android provides a complete solution to develop, build, and package your applications for Android. Most of these tasks, especially packaging and deployment are handled by Qt Creator providing rich developer experience.
Every time you run the application using Qt Creator, an Android Application Package (APK) is created and deployed onto the target of your choice (device or emulator). With few minor changes to packaging settings, you can publish your application on Google Play. The following instructions guide you to create an
that can go live on Google Play:
AndroidManifest.xmlwhich is the main file of concern here.
By default, Qt adds the permissions and the features based on the module dependencies of your application. If you do not want these default permissions and features, either deselect the checkboxes
Include default permissions for Qt modules
Include default features for Qt modules
, or remove the following part from the
<!-- The following comment will be replaced upon deployment with default permissions based on the dependencies of the application. Remove the comment if you do not require these default permissions. --> <!-- %%INSERT_PERMISSIONS --> <!-- The following comment will be replaced upon deployment with default features based on the dependencies of the application. Remove the comment if you do not require these default features. --> <!-- %%INSERT_FEATURES -->
For information on the manifest XML format, see Android: App Manifest .
.apkfile. You can create a new keystore if you do not have one. For more information, see Specifying Settings for Packages in Qt Creator .
In Qt Creator, select
Build Android APK
Open package location after build
to build the application's
and open the directory containing the package.
.aabfile, then locate the package at:
.aabfiles, along with a description and screen captures resembling the usage of your application.
For more information on packaging, see 在 Android 部署应用程序 .