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How to Add an Android Studio Project to GitHub Repositories

What Is GitHub?

GitHub is a for-profit company that offers a cloud-based Git repository hosting service. Essentially, it makes it a lot easier for individuals and teams to use Git for version control and collaboration.


Step-1: Sign up and create a GitHub account in https://github.com/join

Step-2: Download git from https://git-scm.com/downloads and install it in your system.

Step-3: Open the project in android studio and go to File ūü†ö Settings ūü†ö Version Control ūü†ö Git.

Step-4: Click on test button to test “path to Git executables”. If successful message is shown everything is ok, else navigate to git.exe from where you installed git and test again.

Step-5: Go to File ūü†ö Settings ūü†ö Version Control ūü†ö GitHub. Enter your email and password used to create GitHub account and click on OK button.

Step-6: Then go to VCS ūü†ö Import into Version Control ūü†ö Share Project on GitHub. Enter Repository name, Description and click Share button.

Step-7: In the next window check all files inorder to add files for initial commit and click OK.

Step-8: Now the project will be uploaded to the GitHub repository and when uploading is finished we will get a message in android studio showing “Successfully shared project on GitHub”. Click on the link provided in that message to go to GitHub repository.

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