Create First Project in Android Studio

To create first project in Android Studio you must have a working version of Android Studio installed. which you can get from here.

  1. Open up Android Studio a screen will start loading its components.

    android studio loading components
    android studio loading components
  2. Once it has loaded all the components of android it will show a dialog box asking if you you want to create a new project in android studio or you want to open any existing android studio project. some other options will also be displayed.
    android studio welcome page
    android studio welcome page

    2.1. If you have already opened up another project. choose from file -> New -> New Project.

    create new project from file android studio
    create new project from file android studio
  3. Click on start a new Android Studio Project. a dialog box will appear asking for the name and location of the project.

    setect name and location of new android studio project
    setect name and location of new android studio project
  4. Click next and it will ask for the target android devices. This panel let you choose which platforms should support your application.

    choose target android devices in android studio
    choose target android devices in android studio
  5. On clicking, Next will open up a new panel to choose what type of activity should be the first activity. There are different types mentioned i.e. blank, empty, fullscreen, google maps, scrolling etc.

    select type of first activity
    select type of first activity
  6. after selecting the first Activity, Android Studio will ask for the name of first activity, you can change its name later.
    customize name of first activity android studio
    customize name of first activity android studio

    On clicking Finish it will start initializing components.

    creating project android studio
    creating project android studio

     

  7. A window will appear displaying Android Studio components, solution explorer, Editor and a debugger etc.

    new project in android studio created in specified location
    new project in android studio created in specified location