Android Studio is the industry-standard software for developing Android Apps. In this tutorial, we will download Studio and other necessary software for creating your own apps.
1. Check if you have Java Installed.
Your first step is to check if you have Java already installed (must be version 7+). Open your command terminal, or cmd, and type “java –version” and enter.
The example below shows Java version 8.0_05 (version number is after the “1.”
If you have Java 7 or higher, go to Step 3.
Otherwise, continue to step 2.
2. Download the Java Development Kit (JDK)
Download the Java Development Kit from:
Go to the first Java SE Development Kit block as shown in the picture below (Kit number may be different). Download the Windows JDK (highlighted in picture) after accepting the agreement.
Go back to Step 1 and confirm that you have Java version 7 or higher installed.
3. Installing Android Studio
Go to the url below and download Android Studio.
Accept the terms and conditions to start the download. Double-click the downloaded file and follow all the prompts. Open the downloaded file, and follow the Android Studio Setup Wizard. Accept the defaults configuration for all steps.
When you reach this screen, make sure that all components are selected.
4. Setup Wizard
After finishing the install, the Studio will download and install some additional components.This will take a few minutes.
When you are finished, you will see the window above.
Good Job! You finished Installing Android Studio!