#StackBounty: #java #android #flutter #android-studio Flutter doctor results with "cmdline-tools component is missing"

Bounty: 50

I have tried the answers at here & here to no avail.

After installing Android Studio & Flutter on Windows 10, when I run flutter doctor, I get the following:

[√] Flutter (Channel stable, 2.5.0, on Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19043.1202], locale en-US)
[X] Android toolchain - develop for Android devices
    X cmdline-tools component is missing
      Run `path/to/sdkmanager --install "cmdline-tools;latest"`
      See https://developer.android.com/studio/command-line for more details.
[√] Chrome - develop for the web
[√] Android Studio (version 2020.3)
[√] VS Code (version 1.60.0)
[√] Connected device (2 available)

Opening Android Studio > SDK Manager > Android SDK > SDK Tools uninstalling and re-installing Android SDK Command-line Tools (latest) has no effect.

I have also added <pathToSDK>toolsbin, <pathToSDK>platform-tools, and <pathToSDK>cmdline-toolslatestbin to the user PATH environment variables.

Following the flutter instructions and running <pathToSDKManager> --install "cmdline-tools;latest" (Which for me is located in <pathToSDK>cmdline-toolslatestbin) results with:

ERROR: JAVA_HOME is not set and no 'java' command could be found in your PATH.

Please set the JAVA_HOME variable in your environment to match the
location of your Java installation.

I haven’t been able to find any documentation on this other than that I need to install some version on Java and add it to my path. The https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/windows page mentions "Make sure that you have a version of Java 8 installed and that your JAVA_HOME environment variable is set to the JDK’s folder." and then states "Android Studio versions 2.2 and higher come with a JDK, so this should already be done." but doesn’t elaborate further.

Opening Android Studio and going to File > Project Structure > Project > Project SDK I can see that Android Studio already recognized several versions of Java installed:

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