Importing Libraries into Arduino IDE

Import Arduino libraries using the Arduino IDE library manager.

  1. Run the Arduino.exe to start the Arduino IDE.
  2. Select Sketch > Include Library > Manage Libraries.
  3. In the Library Manager Search box, enter the full or partial name of the library for which you want to search.
    Note: Some libraries require that you select a version before you can install them.
  4. Click Install. The library downloads to the default installation path: C:\Users\<user-name>\My_Documents\Arduino\libraries.