How to Install Jupyter Notebook on an Android Device

As a data scientist or software engineer, you may find yourself needing to work on your Jupyter notebooks while on the go. With the increasing popularity of mobile devices, it is now more convenient than ever to install Jupyter Notebook on an Android device and work on your projects from anywhere. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to install Jupyter Notebook on your Android device.

What is Jupyter Notebook?

Jupyter Notebook is a web-based interactive computing environment that allows users to create and share documents containing live code, equations, visualizations, and narrative text. It supports over 40 programming languages, including Python, R, and Julia, making it a popular tool among data scientists and software engineers.


Before we dive into the installation process, there are a few prerequisites that you will need to have:

  • An Android device running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later
  • An internet connection
  • A web browser (we recommend Chrome or Firefox)

Installation Steps

Follow these steps to install Jupyter Notebook on your Android device:

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.

  2. Search for “Pydroid 3 — IDE for Python 3” and install the app.

  3. Once installed, you will need to install Pydroid repository plugin from google play store in order to install libraries in the app

  4. After the installation is complete, open the Pydroid 3 - IDE for Python 3 app

  • Click on pip icon from the menu on the top left corner

  • search for jupyter or jupyter-notebook and install it.

  • Click on the terminal icon for the menu on the top left corner and type the following in the terminal:

  • This will start the server and open a browser window displaying the Jupyter Notebook interface. You can now create a new notebook and start working on your project.


If you encounter any issues during the installation process, here are some troubleshooting tips:

  • Make sure you have a stable internet connection before starting the installation process.
  • If you receive an error message during the installation process, try running the command again after a few minutes.


In this article, we have shown you how to install Jupyter Notebook on your Android device. With Jupyter Notebook installed, you can now work on your data science and programming projects from anywhere, using your Android device. We hope that this guide has been helpful, and that you are now able to make the most of Jupyter Notebook on your Android device.

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