Set up your development environment

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As you read through the Privacy Sandbox on Android documentation, use the Developer Preview or Beta button to select the program version that you're working with, as instructions may vary.


Set up the Privacy Sandbox SDK

Follow the instructions on this page to set up the Privacy Sandbox on Android SDK in Android Studio.

Within Android Studio, install the SDK as follows:

  1. Install the latest Canary build or Stable build of Android Studio.
  2. In Android Studio, go to Tools > SDK Manager.
  3. In the SDK Platforms tab, select Android 13.0, Extension Level 4. This version includes API level 33 and AdServices APIs.
  4. In the SDK Tools tab, select Android SDK Build-Tools 33.
  5. Click OK to install the SDK.

Declare the correct API levels

To use the Privacy Sandbox on Android APIs in the latest AdServices SDK extension, declare your app's compile API level and SDK extension level as follows:

android {
    compileSdk = 33
    compileSdkExtension = 4
    …
}

Get the Privacy Sandbox on Android on a supported device

After you complete the preceding setup steps, you can then test Privacy Sandbox on Android. See Configure a device or emulator image for more information.