Scanner SDK for Android Support & Downloads | Zebra

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.

For more information and developer assistance, please see:

How-To Videos


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- SDK for Android (KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo, Pie)

Installation Requirements

Supported operating systems:

  • Android 4.4, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x and 10




Release Date: 

January 2020

Device Compatibility

This software has been approved for use with the following devices:

  • - 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-DL
  • - DS4608-DPE
  • - DS4608-HC
  • - DS4608-HD
  • - DS4608-SR
  • - DS4608-XD
  • - DS4800 Series
  • - DS6878-DL
  • - DS6878-SR Cordless Bluetooth 2D Imager
  • - DS9308
  • - LI2208
  • - LI3608-ER
  • - LI3608-SR
  • - LI3678-ER
  • - LI3678-SR
  • - LI4278
  • - MP7000 Multi-Plane Scanner
  • - RFD8500 RFID Reader
  • - Symbol CS4070 Companion Scanner
  • - Symbol DS4308
  • - Symbol DS4308-HC
  • - Symbol DS4308P
  • - Symbol DS9808 Hybrid Presentation Imager
  • - Symbol LS2208 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner


Scanner SDK for Android v2.5.1.0 Release Notes Download 204 KB


Zebra Scanner SDK for Android installation package and the sample application source code v2.5.1.0.

 Download 3 MB


  • Zebra Scanner SDK for Android Developer Guide (en)

    MN002223A06 Rev. A

    Download 2 MB


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