J2ME setup for Nokia Devices


This section describes the J2ME environment setup for Nokia devices. Nokia provides different SDK’s to develop its various devices, That include Series 60,40 type of SDK’s.

To get details of the which Nokia device uses which SDK, you can refer the below link.

After getting the device details, You can start developing application for your Nokia device. See below the steps for configuring the J2ME development environment.

J2ME Setup for Nokia

Step 1:

Install Sun Java Wireless Toolkit

The Sun Java Wireless Toolkit is a toolbox for developing wireless applications that are based on JavaME’s Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) and Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP). The toolkit includes an emulation environments that you can emulate different mobile devices.

Download Installer for Windows:

A list of all available versions:


Step 2:

Install Eclipse Galileo Pulsor edition specially designed for J2ME environment. Pulsar is a tools integration platform for the mobile developer. It make it easy to get the tools and handset SDKs you need for developing mobile applications.

Step 3:
You can download S40, S60 Series SDK from the below URL.


Step 4:

After installing the Nokia series SDK, Configured your device in Eclipse IDE. So that SDK generates the packages compatible with Nokia Device.

  1. Open Eclipse.
  2. Select Window > Preferences.
  3. Select Java ME > Device Management.
  4. Click Import.
  5. Click Browse and select the folder where you installed the SDK. Eclipse searches the selected folder for available device definitions. [by default 60 series SDK gets installed in C:\60]
  6. Select the device definitions and click Finish.

Step 5:
Select the default device definition for new Java ME projects by checking it in the Default column. If you want to develop for Symbian devices, check S60Emulator. To complete the configuration, click OK.

Your development environment is now set and you can create the MIDlet in Eclipse.

Complete Source at Nokia’s Website [http://library.forum.nokia.com/]

R Vashi

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