Team, Facing error while executing appium-doctor --android

AppiumDoctor ✖ android could NOT be found in /Library/Android/sdk!


  • Location exist with appropriate permission
  • Android SDK exist on same location. Verified location in Android studio
  • ANDROID_HOME is set correctly under environment variable
  • Detected correctly by appium-doctor as well

What could be causing this error? Anybody is having working solution?

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This answer helped me to resolve the error -

android could NOT be found in /Users/{user_name}/Library/Android/sdk!

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Finally fixed :

Spend little more time in googling the cause and solution if any. But few trick resolved this error.

  1. Add below lines in your .bash_profile
export PATH=$ANDROID_HOME/build-tools/33.0.0:$PATH
export PATH=$ANDROID_HOME/build-tools/33.0.0/bin:$PATH
  1. Android studio > SDK manager > SDK Tools > Uncheck "Hide Obsolete Packages" option & install all of them

  2. Reopen terminal or source ~/.bash_profile

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