Find sample code

Android Studio provides a selection of code samples and templates for you to use to accelerate your app development. Browse sample code to learn how to build different components for your apps. Use templates to create new app modules, individual activities, or other specific Android project components.

This page describes how to access and use the high-quality, Google-provided Android code samples. For information about templates, see Add code from a template.

Use the samples browser to select, preview, and import one or more sample apps as projects:

  1. Select File > New > Import Sample.
  2. Use the search box or the scroll bar to browse the samples.
  3. When you find a sample that interests you, highlight it and take a look at the preview.
  4. If you want to import the sample as a project, click Next and then Finish.
The Browse Samples dialog
Figure 1. Browse Samples dialog with sample list and preview.

You can also browse the source code through GitHub.