How to Download and Install Android Studio on Windows
This is a complete guide on how to download and install Android Studio on Windows.
We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s get started.
What is Android Studio?
Android Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE). It provides tools for building apps on every type of Android device.
Android Studio is maintained and developed by Google and JetBrains.
Step #1: Download
Head over to the Android Studio downloads release page.
Check your windows bit version and click on the corresponding link:
- For 32-bit = android-studio-ide-X.X-windows32.zip
- For 64-bit = android-studio-ide-X.X-windows.exe
For 64-bit, make sure to choose the
Recommendedversion which is an
In this tutorial, we will work with the
At the time of writing the latest stable Android Studio release was version:
Enable the checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.
Click on the
Download Android Studio for Windows button to start the download.
Now, wait for the download to complete.
Step #2: Install
Open the location of the downloaded executable.
Double-click it to run the installer.
On Windows 10 a pop-up window will appear:
The app you're trying to install isn't a verified app from the Store
The Android Studio installer will start. Click
You can choose the components you want to install. Keep the default settings and click next.
You can change the installation location by clicking on the
In this example, we keep the default install location of
C:\Program Files\Android\Android Studio.
Keep the default Start Menu Folder.
Install to start the installation.
The Android Studio installation will now start.
A progress bar shows the various steps that are executed.
Once the installation is complete, click
Finish to complete the setup. Android Studio will now launch.
Step #3: Setup
Before you can use Android Studio you need to configure it.
A pop-up appears that allows you to import existing settings from a custom location.
In this guide, we will apply the default settings. To do this select the
Do not import settings radio button and click
A welcome screen appears. Click
Standard install type that is selected by default.
Select the UI theme you prefer and click
An overview of the different components that are going to be configured is shown.
Finish to start the setup.
The Android Studio configuration will now start.
A progress bar shows the details of the various steps that are performed.
Note that this can take a while depending on your download speed.
Finish to complete the Android Studio configuration.
Once the setup is complete, Android Studio will launch and a welcome screen appears.
Congratulations, you have installed Android Studio on Windows 10!
Now go ahead and build your first app.
Have fun coding!
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