Physical devices don't have developer options turned on by default. Learn how to set up USB debugging on a device that's connected to your development computer.
- [Narrator] Whenever I have a choice,…I always use a physical device to test…and debug my apps.…That's because it's faster and more reliable.…You'll get a better sense of how your app…will really behave on a physical device…compared to a virtual device.…The first step is to connect your device…to your development computer using a USB cable.…Then, to find out whether the device…is already set up for debugging,…go to your 'Logcat' window.…If you see 'No connected devices',…then that means you have some set up to do.…I'm demonstrating this using a Pixel device,…running Android 9.0.…
The location of some of the menu…choices I'm going to show will differ…depending on the vendor…and the version of Android.…But the basic steps steps usually look like this.…First, go to Settings.…Now go to your System,…and from there on Android 9.0 go to Advanced.…Scroll until you find the Build number,…and then touch Build number seven times.…Each time you press it you might see a message…such as, 'You are now a certain…number of steps from being a developer'.…
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Explore the world of Android app development. The Android Development Essential Training series walks beginners through the process of developing, designing, managing, and distributing Android apps. In this course—the first installment in the series—David Gassner steps through how to create your very first Android app using a mixture of programming languages, including XML and Kotlin. Learn how to configure Android Studio, the Android SDK, and emulator software, and explore the different files in a typical Android app, including build scripts and the app manifest file. Finally, learn how an app is built from the bottom up, with screens, activities, and layouts. Check out later courses in the series to continue building your app development skills.
- Installing Android Studio
- Creating your first Android Studio project
- Managing configuration files, including Gradle scripts
- Defining screens with activities
- Implementing designs in XML layouts
Skill Level Beginner
Android Studio Essential Trainingwith David Gassner2h 28m Beginner
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What you should know2m 10s
1. Android Development Fundamentals
2. Getting Started
3. Explore Android Projects
4. Android App Architecture
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