install SDK http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html install ADT Plugin for Eclipse http://developer.android.com/sdk/eclipse-adt.html eclipse windows > preferences > Android, set up SDK location. eclipse windows > Android SDK and AVD Manager create virtual devices by clicking 'New' button. you can also download more packages within that manager. create some hello world projects through wizard or import samples. run the project as Android Application, and it is launched in the AVD.