Installing Android Studio + Android
Get Android Studio
- Get the IDE version i.e.
“All Android Studio Packages”. Android
Studio is the IDE you will use to program + deploy
Android apps this term.
- When installing, you can follow the
default installation options.
- Make sure to open Android Studio for
the first time and create a default project. This
will force Studio to download the Android
SDK, which is a
- Double check the SDK is installed at
the right location:
Installing Genymotion, the Android
If you don’t have
it already, install Virtualbox:
Create an account
Make sure to get both
the free version of the Genymotion application
the Android Studio
plugin, as described in the “Download
Genymotion” and “Android Studio”
sections of the download page (https://www.genymotion.com/#!/download).
- To install Genymotion plugin for
- In Android Studio, go to
Android Studio > Preferences.
- Select Plugins and click Browse
- Search for Genymotion and click
- To start a Genymotion virtual device,
click “Add”. We recommend running a Nexus 5 on
5.1.0 with API 22, since it’s the most recent
release. Then press “run” every subsequent
time. Each emulator will remember all of its settings and
apps you install on it.
- Double check this emulator is
adb devices should return the device’s IP
- To deploy your app to Genymotion from
Android Studio, click “run” (the green arrow at
the top) and select the Genymotion emulator which should
already be open.