Android is one of the most popular mobile device platforms. The Android platform allows developers to write managed code using Java.Android Studio contains tools such as the Android Virtual Device Manager and the Android Device Monitor. It also contains Gradle, which helps you configure your Android application seamlessly.
- Fast emulator
- Support for Gradle
- Support for plenty of code templates and GitHub integration
- Support for Google Cloud Platform
- Template-based wizards for creating Android designs and components
- Rich layout editors
- Support for deep code analysis
- Extensive set of tools and frameworks
- Your PC should have Internet connection throughout the process
- Your PC should have at least 4GB RAM(8GB recommended)
- Your PC should have running Windows 10(32 or 64 bit)
- Your PC should have a minimum of 1366×768 screen resolution
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How to install android studio step by step process
STEP 1: Install the Java Comments
Before installing the Android Studio, you need to have a workable version of Java installed on your system. Android development and working with applications in all done in Java, so let us install it through our Ubuntu command line as follows,
Open the Terminal application either through the application launcher search or the Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut.
In order to install the latest available version of the software from the Internet repositories, your local repository index needs to be in line with them. Run the following command as sudo in order to update your local repository index:
- sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre openjdk-8-jdk
Please note that only an authorized user can add, remove and configure software on Ubuntu.
The system might ask you the password for sudo and also provide you with a Y/N option to continue the installation. Enter Y and then hit enter; Java will then be installed on your system.
STEP 2: Installing the Android Studio
On your Ubuntu desktop Activities toolbar/dock, click the Ubuntu Software icon.
Click the search icon and enter Android Studio in the search bar. The search results will list the relevant entries as follows:
The Android Studio entry listed here at the bottom is the one maintained by the Snap Store. This snap is maintained by the Snapcrafters community and is not necessarily endorsed or officially maintained by the upstream developers. Click on this search entry to open the following view:
STEP 3: Authentication Required process
Click the Install button to begin the installation process. The following authentication dialog will appear for you to provide your authentication details. Please note that only an authorized user can add/remove and configure software on Ubuntu. Enter your password and click the Authenticate button.
Android Studio will then be installed on your system and you will get the following message after a successful installation:
STEP 4: Launch Android Studio
When you launch it for the first time, the following dialog will appear:
Mostly, you should be using the Do not import settings option. Click OK; the Data Sharing dialog will then appear.
STEP 5: Emulator Settings
The Wizard will also install some additional packages that might take a long time. Be a little patient and the following view will appear, suggesting the end of the Setup process.
Click Finish and you are ready to use the Android Studio.