Create Android applications that leverage AWS using the AWS SDK for Android. The SDK helps to remove complexity by providing Java APIs for many AWS services including Amazon S3, Amazon SQS, Amazon SNS, and DynamoDB. A single, downloadable package includes the AWS Android Library, code samples, and documentation.

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  • Amazon Cognito - is a simple user identity and synchronization service that helps you securely manage and synchronize app data for your users across their mobile devices. With Amazon Cognito, you can save any kind of data, such as app preferences or game state, in the AWS Cloud without writing any backend code or managing any infrastructure.
  • Amazon Mobile Analytics - is a service for collecting, visualizing and understanding app usage data at scale. Amazon Mobile Analytics reports are typically updated within 60 minutes from when data are received. Amazon Mobile Analytics is build to scale with the business and can collect and process billions of events from million of endpoints.
  • Amazon Kinesis Recorder - enables you to reliably record data to an Amazon Kinesis data stream from your mobile app. Kinesis Recorder batches requests to handle intermittent network connection and enable you to record events even when the device is offline.
  • Amazon S3 Transfer Manager - now supports aborting uploads, and pausing and resuming file uploads and downloads. Additionally it supports a copy operation, allowing users to transfer objects from one Amazon S3 location to another.

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Learn the details of the latest SDK in the Release Notes »

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