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Scanner SDK for Android

The Zebra Scanner SDK for Android enables cordless scanners to be connected and controlled by a tablet / smart phone without using a cradle, after pairing over Bluetooth. Scanning a pairing barcode appeared in tablet/smart phone display will make the device paired and connoted with the application. Furthermore it supports controlling USB scanner connected to tablet / smart phone.

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- SDK for Android (Android 11, Android 12 and Android 13)

Installation Requirements

Supported operating systems:
Android 11.x, 12.x and 13

This SDK is approved for use on 3rd party Android devices like a Samsung tablet.
This SDK is not approved for use on Android based Zebra enterprise mobile computer devices. For Android based Zebra enterprise mobile computer devices, please use the EMDK to control a scanner.

OEM Imagers Engines and Decoders Boards usually come without integrated LED and beeper. This functionality can only be tested with connected external beeper/LED.




Release Date: 

July 2023


Barcode Scanner SDK for Android Release Notes Download 251 KB


Zebra Scanner SDK for Android installation package and the sample application source code

 Download 6 MB

Sample codes for commonly requested functionality


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Scanner SDK Documentation

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+ Compatible Devices

  • CS6080
  • DS2208-HC
  • DS2208-SR
  • DS2278-HC
  • DS2278-SR
  • DS3608-DP DS3678-DP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-ER DS3678-ER Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HD DS3678-HD Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HP DS3678-HP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS457 Series
  • DS4608
  • DS4608-DL
  • DS4608-DPE
  • DS4608-HC
  • DS4608-HD
  • DS8108
  • DS8178
  • DS4608-SR
  • DS4608-XD
  • DS4800 Series
  • DS6878-DL
  • DS6878-SR Cordless Bluetooth 2D Imager
  • DS8108-HC
  • DS8108-SR
  • DS8178-HC
  • DS8178-SR
  • DS9308
  • DS9908-HD
  • DS9908-SR
  • LI2208
  • LI3608-ER
  • LI3608-SR
  • LI3678-ER
  • MS47
  • LI3678-SR
  • LI4278
  • MP7000 Multi-Plane Scanner
  • MS4717
  • PL5000 Series
  • RFD8500 RFID Reader
  • RS5100
  • SE2707 OEM Array Imager Scan Engine
  • SE4107
  • SM72
  • SP72
  • Symbol CS4070 Companion Scanner
  • Symbol DS4308
  • Symbol DS4308-HC
  • Symbol DS4308P
  • Symbol DS9808 Hybrid Presentation Imager
  • Symbol LS2208 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner


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