[Solved] Android SDK file not found: adb Error in Flutter

In this post, we are going to show you how to solve "Android SDK file not found: adb" Error in Flutter. This error may occur when you hit the 'Flutter doctor' command on the terminal.

Doctor summary (to see all details, run flutter doctor -v):
[✓] Flutter (Channel stable, 2.5.3, on Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.22000.318], locale en-US)
[!] Android toolchain - develop for Android devices (Android SDK version 31.0.0)
    ✗ Android SDK file not found: adb.
[✓] Chrome - develop for the web
[✓] Visual Studio - develop for Windows (Visual Studio Community 2019 16.11.0)
[✓] Android Studio (version 2020.3)
[✓] VS Code (version 1.62.3)
[✓] Connected device (3 available)

Go to SDK manager on Android Studio:


Make sure you have installed "Android SDK Platform-Tools".

When you install "Android SDK Platform-Tools", it will fix Android SDK file not found: adb error. Even if it doesn't solve the problem, then comment below, we all reply back to you with the solution. 

7 Comments on this Article


It worked for me, as far as July 2023.

11 months ago


I trying to solve some problems with flutter...the first one i encontered in this website was the solution for android toochain cmdline-tool thats ok...but i have found another problem sdk file adb and the solution doen’t work...

1 year ago


I have downloaded SDK file but issue is not resolved

1 year ago

Fyson Sande

I have followed the all the steps and now am getting this error ʺAndroid SDK file not found: C:\Users\Sandy\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\platforms\android-33\android.jar.ʺ how can I solve this error?

1 year ago

chi samuel

hello, i have an issue i have downloaded Android SDK platform tools but still have the same error

2 years ago


me too same issue

1 year ago


The above solution couldnt fix the error, please


2 years ago

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