How to install android studio.
Android Studio is the official IDE for Android app development. It provides the core tools needed to start developing Android apps, including Android Studio IDE and the Android SDK tools. You can download it click here
Steps to install android studio in windows
- If you have downloaded an
.exe file of android studio simply click on it and launch
- If you have downloaded an .zip file unpack the ZIP, copy the android-studio folder into your Program Files folder, and then open the android-studio > bin folder and launch
studio64.exe(for 64-bit machines) or
studio.exe(for 32-bit machines).
- Follow the setup wizard in Android Studio and install any SDK packages that it recommends.
How to install in Linux
- On Linux, unpack the downloaded Android Studio ZIP file into your preferred location.
- To launch Android Studio, navigate to the android-studio/bin/ directory in a terminal and execute studio.sh.
- Follow the setup wizard to install the SDK and any necessary SDK tools. If you already have a copy of the SDK, choose Custom Install in the Install Type.
- In the SDK components uncheck SDK. You will be prompted to provide the directory where the SDK is.
Note: You may add android-studio/bin/ to your PATH environment variable so that you can start Android Studio from any directory. Note: You may also need to install the ia32-libs, lib32ncurses5-dev, and lib32stdc++6 packages to support 32-bit apps on a 64-bit machine.
Setup on Mac OS X
If you have a Mac OS X machine,
- launch the .dmg file and drag and drop Android Studio into the Applications folder.
- Open Android Studio and follow the setup wizard to install any necessary SDK tools. If you already have a copy of the SDK, choose Custom Install in the Install Type. In the SDK components uncheck SDK.
- You will be prompted to provide the directory where the SDK is. To access the Android SDK tools from the command line, navigate to /Users/Library/Android/sdk/
Note: If you see a warning when opening Android Studio that says the package is damaged and should be moved to the trash, go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and under Allow applications downloaded from, select Anywhere. Then open Android Studio again.