This page discribes the process for eclipse http://developer.android.com/sdk/compatibility-library.html
Setting Up a Project to Use a Library
To add one of the libraries to your Android project:
Add the JAR to your project build path.
- In your Android project, create a directory named
libs at the root of your project (next to
- Locate the JAR file for the library you want to use and copy it into the
For example, the library that supports API level 4 and up is located at
In Eclipse, right-click the JAR file in the Package Explorer, select Build Path > Add to Build Path. You should then see the JAR file appear in a new directory called Referenced Libraries.
How do I use these in jIdea? thanks