Add jar as library to Project, Android Studio

Add Jar file to a Project in Android Studio

Here are the steps to add Jar file to a Project in Android Studio

  • Put the jar file into the libs folder

add jar

  • Right click on jar file and select ‘Add as library’.


  • It’ll show a dialog showing modules in the project. Select a module to which you want add jar file.


  • Android Studio, automatically writes compile files('libs/<yourjarfile>.jar'); in gradle file dependencies and starts syncing and build file. And you are ready to use jar file classes.
  • If you see any issues, do a clean build might fix the issue.

Hope it helps somebody…