[Beginners] How to Download and Set Up Android Studio

In Today’s Tutorial, I will teach the Newbies how to download, Install and Set up Android Development Environment known as Android Studio.

Android Studio is a development environment to develop Android Apps, Android Tv, Wears, and Games using its a fast and powerful tool. It contains all the Tools needed to start up your development, like Emulators.

Also support C++ and NDK.

Download Android Studio

Android Studio is Available for Windows, MacOs and Linux platfoams. you can download from Android Studio page here

Minimum System Requirements 


Windows OS

  • Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • 2 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended
  • 2 GB of available disk space minimum, 4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution
  • JDK 8
  • For accelerated emulator: 64-bit operating system and Intel processor with support for Intel VT-x, Intel EM64T (Intel 64), and Execute Disable (XD) Bit functionality

Mac OS

  • Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan)
  • 2 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended
  • 2 GB of available disk space minimum, 4 GB Recommended (500 MB for IDE + 1.5 GB for Android SDK and emulator system image)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution
  • JDK 6

Linux OS

  • GNOME or KDE desktop: Tested on Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin (64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applications)
  • 64-bit distribution capable of running 32-bit applications
  • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.11 or later
  • 2 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM recommended.
Once you ensure your system meet the minimum Recommendation the continue.
Download for your desired Platform
For Windows, after downloading the executable file double click to run and follow the instruction to install.
If asked to point to where Java is installed, you need to download Java JDK  install and set an environment variable in order to direct the installer to the proper location. To do that, select Start menu > Computer > System Properties > Advanced System Properties. From there you’ll open the “Advanced” tab and click “Environment Variables.” Here you’ll add a new system variable titled JAVA_HOME that points to your JDK folder.
For example:
C:/Program Files/Javajdk1.7.0_21

Select the SDk android Virtual Device Components to Install

Accept The Agreements to continue

Choose a location to install Android Studio you can just leave it at default.

Click finish when done.

The Wizard will download some component so you need to connect to the Internet to download them.

Now Android Studio has been Successfully Installed.
Conclusion
If You Encounter any error in the cause of the installation I want to share with you a known android developer  or just please let me know, and comment below.

One thought on “[Beginners] How to Download and Set Up Android Studio

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