How do I export a project in the Android studio?


How do I export project in the Android Studio? I mean, like I used to do in Eclipse by File|Export..

4/10/2019 3:24:15 PM

Accepted Answer

From the menu:

Build|Generate Signed APK


Build|Build APK

(the latter if you don't need a signed one to publish to the Play Store)

10/10/2017 9:40:05 PM

Firstly, Add this android:debuggable="false" in the application tag of the AndroidManifest.xml.

You don't need to harcode android:debuggable="false" in your application tag. Infact for me studio complaints -

Avoid hardcoding the debug mode; leaving it out allows debug and release builds to automatically assign one less... (Ctrl+F1)

It's best to leave out the android:debuggable attribute from the manifest. If you do, then the tools will automatically insert android:debuggable=true when building an APK to debug on an emulator or device. And when you perform a release build, such as Exporting APK, it will automatically set it to false. If on the other hand you specify a specific value in the manifest file, then the tools will always use it. This can lead to accidentally publishing your app with debug information.

The accepted answer looks somewhat old. For me it asks me to select whether I want debug build or release build.

Go to Build->Generate Signed APK. Select your keystore, provide keystore password etc.

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Now you should see a prompt to select release build or debug build.

For production always select release build!

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And you are done. Signed APK exported.

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PS : Don't forget to increment your versionCode in manifest file before uploading to playstore :)


Follow this steps:

-Generate Signed Apk
-Create new

Then fill up "New Key Store" form. If you wand to change .jnk file destination then chick on destination and give a name to get Ok button. After finishing it you will get "Key store password", "Key alias", "Key password" Press next and change your the destination folder. Then press finish, thats all. :)

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1.- Export signed packages:

  • Use the Extract a Signed Android Application Package Wizard (On the main menu, choose Build | Generate Signed APK). The package will be signed during extraction.


  • Configure the .apk file as an artifact by creating an artifact definition of the type Android application with the Release signed package mode.

2.- Export unsigned packages: this can only be done through artifact definitions with the Debug or Release unsigned package mode specified.