Option 1: BlackBerry Plug-in for Android Studio
Installing Android Studio
For information about Android Studio, along with installation instructions, see Installing Android Studio.
Install the BlackBerry Plug-in for Android Studio
Before following the instructions in this section, make sure that you have the Android Studio properly installed and configured on your machine.
There is a known installation issue with the Mac OS or Linux OS. To access to the plug-in, when Mac OS and Linux users have downloaded the BlackBerry plug-in for Android Studio zip file, it must be extracted directly to <your_android_studio_installation_folder>\plugins folder.
- Download the zip file containing the BlackBerry Plug-in for Android Studio.
- Start Android Studio.
- Navigate to File >
- In the Android Studio Settings dialog box, select Plugins from the left navigation list.
- Click Install plugin from
- Select the location of the zip file containing the BlackBerry Plug-in for Android Studio.
- Click Apply.
You must restart Android Studio for your changes to take effect. After Android Studio restarts, the BlackBerry ADB Proxy Manager icon appears in the main toolbar.
After you install the plugin, you should verify that the Android Studio has successfully installed the Android SDK required for your app.
Follow these steps to verify that the required Android SDK (API level) for your app have been installed:
- Start the Android Studio.
- Navigate to Tools > Android > SDK Manager.
- In the SDK Manager dialog box, check to see that the required Android SDK (API level) for your app has a Status of Installed.
The maximum API level supported is Android 4.3 (API 18).