Tutorial about exporting (generating signed APK) your application from Android Studio for installing on mobile devices. Application is exported with apk extension.

Open Android Studio and first project Hello World created here.

run hello world in android studio

Choose from menu: Build -> Generate Signed APK…

export app 1

In next window Generate Signed APK Wizard on Key store path choose Create new…

export app 2

Complete the fields. On Key store path you choose a path and a name for your jks (I choose signature for this example). On Password you choose your own password. Click OK.

export app 3

In next window rewrite password and click OK.

export app 4

In next window click Finish.

export app 5

You find your app in project folder -> HelloWorld -> app -> app-release.apk.

export app 6

You can rename your apk application, copy in mobile device and install it.

Download here the project with all files.

Download here the application for mobile phone.

Watch the video tutorial to export your app from  Android Studio:

Learn in next tutorial how to integrate SVG in Android Studio.

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when i first time created APK file it is created, when i create second time its show error that files under the build folder are generated and should not be edited.Please help me

i tried same process to generate apk and i generated but when i try to install it in my android phone its showing a parser error on install click,
please tell what’s wrong with this.

Thanks 🙂

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