Android Studio Guide

How To Start/Create A New Project In Android Studio

We create or start a new project in android studio to create a new Mobile Application for Android. To create a new project we need to enter the Application name, Company Domain, choose Phone and Tablet, fill Minimum SDK, Activity details and Activity Name & Layout Name in the text box. Below is the step by step guide.


How To Start / Create a New Project In Android Studio:

To create a new project perform the following steps:

Step 1: Firstly, open the Android Studio. You will see “Welcome to Android Studio” on your computer screen. After that you click on “Start a new Android Studio project”.

start a new project in android studio
Step 2: After that you will see “New Project Android Studio” on your computer screen. Here enter the “Application name” and Type the “Company Domain” in the text box and then Click Next button.

Important Note: Company domain is used to uniquely identify the App. So two App with same Application name will have different company domain. Another thing to know is that company domain is written in reverse. Ex: com.abhiandroid

New Project Android Studio in android studio
Step 3: After that you will see “Target Android Devices” on your computer screen and here select the form factors your app will run on. Select “Phone and Tablet” field and enter the “Minimum SDK” in the text box and then Click Next button.

Set Target Android Devices domain in android studio
Step 4: After that you will see Add an activity to Mobile on your computer screen and Select the “Activity” as per requirement and then Click Next button. We selected Empty Activity.

Add an activity to Project in android studio
Step 5: After that you will see Customize the Activity on your computer screen and enter the “Activity Name” in the text box and enter the “Layout Name” in the text box and then Click Finish button. Here JAVA and XML file will be created.

Activity Name – Name of JAVA file for programming

Layout Name – Name of XML file for designing UI

Customize-Create the Activity in android studio


How To Start A New Project When A Project Is Already Open In Android Studio:

Step 1: Firstly, we will Click on File.

When a project is already open then Select File
Step 2: After that we will Click on New.

After that Select File then Select New
Step 3: After that we will Click on New Project.

After that Select New then Select New Project
After that you will see “New Project Android Studio” on your computer screen and follow the same steps as we discussed in the first part of this article.

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