Import Eclipse Into Android Studio

Import your Android Output Eclipse project into Android Studio in a few simple steps with our visual guide. The Eclipse to Android Studio import is very easy and works with all Android outputs exported with the plugin.

NOTE: Read our guide for Exporting Android UI to learn how to create your export. 

Step 1: Copy the export path

Once your export is complete, navigate to your export folder and copy the Android Output project path. You will need this path later.

Step 2: Import the Eclipse project

Open Android Studio and navigate to your to menu, then select [File > New > Import].

Step 3: Paste the export path

Paste the Android Output project path you copied in Step 1 and select OK. Click Next as required to continue.

Step 4: Import ADT project

This step will attempt to install Graddle, click Finish to continue.

Step 5: Reload the errors

Once the project loads, open [res > layout] and select a XML View to load. Click Try Again in the top right corner.

Step 6: Auto-fix Graddle wrapper

In your Messages window, click the link to Fix the Graddle Wrapper and reload the project.

Step 7: Import missing SDK (Required Once)

In your Messages window, click the link to Install Missing Platforms and sync the project.

Step 8: Install SDK (Required Once)

To install the missing SDK, Accept the License Agreement and click Next to continue. Once the install is complete, click Finish.

Step 9: Done

Your Android Output export is now fully imported from Eclipse into Android Studio.

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