Translations:Android Training/Supporting Different Platform Versions/4/en

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Specify Minimum and Target API Levels[edit source]

The AndroidManifest.xml file describes details about your app and identifies which versions of Android it supports. Specifically, the minSdkVersion and targetSdkVersion attributes for the <uses-sdk element identify the lowest API level with which your app is compatible and the highest API level against which you’ve designed and tested your app.