To import a .zip file go to “Sketch” > “Include Library” > “Add .ZIP Library…”
And go to the folder on your device containing 3rd party Arduino libraries: you will have to find and download them from the Internet or CD/DVD.
For example I’ll be working on a project soon which uses the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor which requires a 3rd party library: within a zip file HC-SR04.zip.
I’ll be importing the Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor Library from the HC-SR04.zip file.
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