Android Studio is the official and the most used IDE(Integrated Development Environment)among Android developers for Android app development. Android Studio is powered by IntelliJ IDEA which provides with the powerful code editor and developing tools.
- Android Studio is a flexible Gradle-based build system that helped you to develop apps for all Android Devices.
- It is a fast Emulator integrated, so developers can create a virtual device to test their apps on different devices and Android Version and which also helps the users who cannot effort to have an android device.
- An Instant run feature that provides real-time changes in your application along with many more other features that simplifies your Android App development.
Requirements for Software Installation
- Make sure you have Java8/11 installed in your Windows 10
- 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
- Your PC should have at least 2GB space on your hard-drive.
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Step 1: Download Android Studio
Open up a browser and visit Android studio official website to download its latest version as shown above. Simply click on the DOWNLOAD ANDROID STUDIO button to start the download as highlighted below.
Before downloading you must agree to the following Terms and Conditions dialog box will pop up. Make sure to check mark the checkbox as highlighted above, now click on the Download Android Studio for Windows Button as highlighted below.
Step 2- Installed android studio
=>Later the download is complete, open up the installer file to start the setup wizard of Android Studio
=>From the Welcome to android studio Setup, click on the Next button of the Welcome phase to proceed as shown above.
=> In the Choose Components phase, make sure to check mark the Android Virtual Device Checkbox to install it along with Android Studio. AVD (Android Virtual Device) is the configuration of virtual devices used in Android Studio’s emulator. Now simply click on the Next button to proceed.
=> In the Configuration settings [Install Locations Phase, it is recommended to leave the location as default or you can change the location by clicking on the Browse button if you know what you are doing. Now simply click on the Next> button to proceed].
=> In the Choose Start Menu Folder, leave everything as default and make sure that Android Studio is the default selected option as previous step. You can check mark the “Do not create shortcut” checkbox if you don’t Click to create Android Studio shortcut in the Start Menu. Now simply click the Install button as highlighted below.
=> In the Installing phase, wait until the installation process is complete
=> After Installation is completed, click on the Next button as highlighted
=> In the Completing Android Studio Setup phase, make sure to checkmark the “Start Android Studio” checkbox to open up the Android Studio directly after closing the setup. Now, simply click on the Finish button to close the setup wizard.
Step 3 – Configure Android studio
- After Finishing the installation setup, Android Studio will launch up some prior settings before starting.
- In the Complete Installation phase, make sure to select the “Do not import settings” radio button and then click on the OK button
- Wait until the Android Studio Downloads and install some important SDK components
- In the Android Studio’s welcome phase, click on the Next button to proceed
- In the Install Type Phase, choose the type of setup you want for your Android Studio:
- Standard type: This is the recommended option for the users who are not familiar with Android Studio’s components. Select this option to let Android Studio install the common settings and options.
- Custom type: Select this option if you’re familiar with Android studio components to customize Android Studio.
=> We recommend you to select the Standard option and then click on Next button to proceed.
=> In the Select UI Theme, click on the preferred Theme’s radio button to select the Android Studio UI (user interface) theme and then click on the Next button as highlighted above.
=> In the SDK Components Setup phase, make sure to check mark the “Performance (Intel HAXM)” and let the Android SDK location to be selected as default as highlighted above. Now click on the Next button.
=> In the Verify Settings phase, you can see the list of all the current Settings and components that are about to be included in the Android Studio. Now simply click on the Finish button
=> Now you have to wait until the setup wizard download and install the components for Android studio. After the installation is complete, Android Studio will launch up automatically.
That’s it! Hope this article helped you install Android Studio in Windows 10.