How to install Android Studio – Android studio is google official IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for developing Android apps based on IntelliJ IDEA. Android Studio is available for free on Android Studio official website. Stated from their official website “Android Studio offers even more features that enhance your productivity when building Android apps”, such as:
- C++ and NDK support
- A flexible Gradle-based build system
- A development environment that suits all android devices
- Fast and feature-rich android emulator, etc.
You can download Android Studio on this page: Android Studio Download. There, you can also find the traditional SDK and Android Studio command-line tools. But before downloading the Android Studio make sure you pass these minimum system requirements *stated from Wikipedia:
- OS version:
- Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 (32-bit or 64-bit), 64-bit required for native debugging \
- Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher, up to 10.13 (macOS High Sierra)
- GNOME or KDE desktop Linux (64 bit capable of running 32-bit applications)(GNU C Library (glibc) 2.19+)
- RAM :
3 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended; plus 1 GB for the Android Emulator
- Disk space:
2 GB of available disk space minimum,
4 GB recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
- Java version:
Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, use of bundled OpenJDK is recommended
- Screen resolution 1280×800 minimum screen resolution
In this page below, you’ll see that we are automatically directed to download this version of Android Studio
If you have windows 64-bit then download that version of Android Studio *red box. If you have a different type of windows or platform, click on the download options *red arrow. Inside the download options page, you can find other versions of Android Studio starting for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Install Android Studio
If you downloaded the 64-bit installer version of the Android Studio, then follow this steps
- Run the Android Studio Installer
Click next and follow the steps inside the installer and choose your preference
- Choose Install Location
- Install Android Studio
Wait for the installation to finish
- Run Android Studio
After the installation has finished, a window like that image above will appear.. check the box to automatically finish the installation of Android Studio.
32-bit No Installer
For the 32-bit latest version of Android Studio, there is no installer available for download. Instead, you are given a .rar file for the 32-bit version. But, don’t worry, you just have to extract the .rar file to start installing Android Studio.
After you have finished installation part 1, then you can move on to install Android Studio part 2. When you run Android Studio for the first time, you need to finish Android Studio Setup Wizard in order to finally use the IDE.
Follow the steps inside the setup wizard and install the Android Studio according to your preferences.
After all of the installation is done, you can now start using Android Studio
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