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Install Android Studio

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Setting up Android Studio takes just a few clicks.

While the Android Studio download completes, verify which version of the JDK you have: open a command line and type javac -version. If the JDK is not available or the version is lower than 1.8, download the Java SE Development Kit 8.

Note: If you want to develop apps with the N Preview SDK, you must use the preview version of Android Studio 2.1. For more information, see the N Preview setup guide.

Start building apps

Build your first app

Get started quickly and learn the basics of Android by following the guide to Building Your First App.

Learn with Udacity

Ramp up on Android with interactive video training in the Android Fundamentals Udacity course.

Explore Studio

Discover powerful Android Studio features and developer strategies in the Android Studio Introduction.