This guide helps you get started with AndroidIDE and build your first Android application. Ensure you have installed the build tools by following the installation guide before proceeding.
Creating a New Project
Click on the
Choose a project template to set up basic configurations.
Enter application details, including name, package name, directory, and SDK versions.
Click ‘Create project’ to initiate project creation.
Working with an Existing Project
Open existing projectin the main activity.
Use the SAF file picker to choose the project directory.
Ensure your project uses Android Gradle Plugin
v7.2.0or newer for compatibility.
Update build scripts if opening projects from older IDEs.
When building projects with AndroidIDE, your project must use Android Gradle Plugin
v7.2.0 or newer.
If you project uses an older version of the Android Gradle Plugin, you may need to update your project
in order to build it in AndroidIDE. However, building the project in the terminal does not require any
Syncing and Building
After project creation or opening, the IDE opens the editor.
The IDE starts syncing the project, which may take time based on your internet connection.
To check the build progress, swipe up the build status bar at the bottom of your screen.
Refer to the documentation for detailed information on each step and advanced usage tips.