Cordova: Android SDK not found. Make sure that it is installed. If it is not at the default location, set the ANDROID_HOME environment variable

The recent Android SDK tools removed the android command.

$ android -v
The android command is no longer available.
For manual SDK and AVD management, please use Android Studio.
For command-line tools, use tools/bin/sdkmanager and tools/bin/avdmanager

cordova is behind the change and someone seems to be working on it:

You can also downgrade your tools to a version where the android was still available.

Nevertheless, I found a way to run the Android app without having to downgrade my SDK tools. I would (1) run cordova prepare, then (2) run the command I need from Android Studio. In my case, running it on the emulator was enough.

UPDATE: The issue CB-12554 is resolved now and was released with the cordova-android@6.2.0 release.

UPDATE: There were several related subsequent patches done and the newest version is cordova-android@6.2.3. Run cordova platform rm android; cordova platform add android@6.2.3 to fix the issues.

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