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Android Studio (Install)

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/21/2019.

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development.


  • Visual layout editor
  • APK Analyzer
  • Fast emulator
  • Intelligent code editor
  • Flexible build system
  • Realtime profilers

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /PinnedToTaskbar - this put a shortcut on your taskbar to Android Studio.
  • /AddToDesktop - this puts a shortcut on your desktop to Android Studio.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params '"/PinnedToTaskbar /AddToDesktop"'.

To have choco remember parameters on upgrade, be sure to set choco feature enable -n=useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades.

To install Android Studio (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install androidstudio

To upgrade Android Studio (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade androidstudio


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url64      = ''
    $checksum64 = '75c538069f2171343032cfcfbf1bb2bbba28cc7bc75bf5a4b9f90cc1a4c1217c'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url64bit      = $url64
      softwareName  = 'Android Studio*'
      checksum64    = $checksum64
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
      silentArgs   = '/S'
      validExitCodes= @(0, 1223)
    $pp = Get-PackageParameters
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    if ($pp.PinnedToTaskbar) { 
        Write-Host "Param: PinToTaskbar - Pinning Android Studio to Taskbar..."
        Install-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem -TargetFilePath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
    if ($pp.AddToDesktop) { 
        Write-Host "Param: AddToDesktop - Adding Android Studio Shortcut to Desktop..."
        $desktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
        Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
            -ShortcutFilePath "$desktopPath\Android Studio.lnk" `
            -TargetPath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem {
    Removes an item from the task bar linking to the provided path.
    .PARAMETER TargetFilePath
    The path to the application that should be launched when clicking on the task bar icon.
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe"
      [parameter(Mandatory=$true, Position=0)][string] $targetFilePath
      Write-Debug "Running 'Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem' with targetFilePath:`'$targetFilePath`'";
        if (test-path($targetFilePath)) {
          $verb = "Unpin from Taskbar"
          $path= split-path $targetFilePath 
          $shell=new-object -com "Shell.Application"  
          $item = $folder.Parsename((split-path $targetFilePath -leaf)) 
          $itemVerb = $item.Verbs() | ? {$_.Name.Replace("&","") -eq $verb} 
          if($itemVerb -eq $null){ 
            Write-Host "Android Studio is not pinned to the taskbar"
          } else { 
              Write-Host "`'$targetFilePath`' has been unpinned from the task bar on your desktop"
        } else {
          $errorMessage = "`'$targetFilePath`' does not exist, not able to unpin from task bar"
          Write-Warning $errorMessage
      } catch {
          Write-Warning "Unable to unpin. Error captured was $($_.Exception.Message)."
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPinnedTaskBarItem -TargetFilePath "${env:ProgramFiles}\Android\Android Studio\bin\studio64.exe"
    $desktopPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
    Remove-Item "$desktopPath\Android Studio.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName  = 'Android Studio*'
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      silentArgs   = '/S'
      validExitCodes= @(0, 1223)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Google JetBrains


© 2018 Google LLC


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Android Studio (Install) 4701 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 6311 Thursday, May 16, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 3805 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 4972 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 4958 Thursday, February 7, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 3364 Tuesday, January 15, 2019 approved
Android Studio (Install) 7515 Friday, October 12, 2018 approved
Android Studio (Install) 2870 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Android Studio (Install) 5521 Tuesday, August 7, 2018 approved
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