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 (KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo)

Installation Requirements

Supported operating systems:

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




Release Date: 

June 2018

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
  • - DS4800 Series
  • - DS6878-DL
  • - DS6878-SR Cordless Bluetooth 2D Imager
  • - LI2208
  • - LI3608-SR
  • - LI4278
  • - 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 v2.3 Release Notes Download 132 KB


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

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  • Zebra Scanner SDK for Android Developer Guide (en)

    MN002223A04 Rev. A

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