Installation of Android Studio-Step by Step

Installing Android Studio (IDE) is probably the most challenging part. It takes times – from 30 minutes to n hours to forever – depending on your luck, your programming knowledge, and your PC.

You probably need a fairly decent PC (with 8GB RAM) and 10GB of free disk space to run the Android emulator!!! Running on “actual” Android phone/tablet requires much lesser resources.

How to install Android Studio in windows?

  • Step 1: Before installing Android SDK, you need to install Java Development Kit (JDK). Read “How to install JDK”. Ensure that your JDK is at or above 1.8. You can check your JDK installation with command “javac".
  • Step 2: We need to install two different packages:
    • Android Studio (IDE) (about 1 GB): which is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) based on IntelliJ (a popular Java IDE)
    • Android SDK (Software Development Kit) (about 5 GB): for developing and testing Android apps.
  • Step 3: Installation of “Android Studio”
    • Open this website and download the latest version of android studio. for older version you may search on same site and prefer your required version of studio IDE.
    • Download the Setup file start the installing studio by double clicking on .exe file.
    • Now follow the installation wizard instructions and complete the setup.
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Step 2 : Choose only Android Studio for fast and early installation.
Step 3: Installation Directory
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Step 6 : first time installation. So select 2nd option.
Step 7: Completion window
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Step 9: Environment Theme Selection. Light / Dark
  • Step 4: Installation of Android SDK (Software Development Kit)
    • Click on Start a new Android Studio project. It will guide you to setup your Android SDK first and launch the download window.
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(For Windows)

Step 5: After complete installation of Android Studio and Android SDK check that environment variable JAVA_HOME is set or not to the JDK installation directory ?

To set JAVA_HOME command click HERE.

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