1. Download git¶
- You have to be online all of the time as Android Studio downloads several updates!
- Any git version should work. For example https://git-scm.com/download/win.
- Make sure to note down the installation path. You will need it in the next step.
2. Set git path in Android Studio¶
Let Studio know where is git.exe located: File - Settings
In the next window: Version Control - Git
Choose correct path: ... /Git/bin (including /bin)
Make sure update method “Merge” is selected.
- Reboot your PC to update System Environment.
4. Check git settings in Android Studio¶
Open Terminal window in Android Studio
Enter “git –version” (without quotation marks!) and press Return
If git is installed and connected properly you will receive an information about the installed version that looks as follows:
- Any git version should work. For example https://git-scm.com/download/mac
- Use homebrew to install git:
`$ brew install git`.
- For details on installing git see the official git documentation.
- If you install git via homebrew there is no need to change any preferences. Just in case: They can be found here: Android Studio - Preferences.