How to Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Android Studio is a popular development software used especially for developing android applications. It is developed by Google and available for various platforms like Windows, Linux, and macOS.


  • Operating System with Ubuntu 20.04
  • Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
  • Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
  • PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
  • Powershell for Windows 10/11
  • Familiar with APT Commands

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2.  Install Snap package.

Installing the Snap package management in case your system does not it already installed:

sudo apt install snapd

Step 3. Installing Android Studio on Ubuntu.

Open a terminal on your system and run the following command to install Android Studio:

sudo snap install android-studio --classic

Step 4. Accessing Android Studio.

Once installed, you can start Android Studio either by typing android-studio in your terminal or by clicking on the Android Studio icon (Activities -> Android Studio). Launch Android studio by clicking on the application. During the first-time startup, the application will show you a wizard to initialize the environment. Follow the wizard and configure the environment as per your choices. It will also prompt install the required components for Android Studio.

That’s all you need to do to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.