How to install Android Studio Chipmunk and SDK tools on macOS (2021.2)

Android Studio Chipmunk 2021-2-1
Android Studio Chipmunk 2021-2-1

If you are new to Android App Programming and want to download and install Android Studio Chipmunk the latest 2022 version of the Idea IntelliJ IDE for app development, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on "Download Android Studio" (size of the .dmg setup is ~ 1 GB)
    Download Android Studio
  3. Scroll down and agree on the terms: "I have read and agree with the above terms and conditions"
  4. Now you will see two options, choose one based on the Chip you have on your device Intel/Apple Chip.
    Select the version of Android Studio that’s right for your Mac:
    Android Studio Chipmunk 2021.2.1
    Mac with Intel Chip: android-studio-2021.2.1.14-mac.dmg
    Mac with Apple Chip: android-studio-2021.2.1.14-mac_arm.dmg
    Downloading android-studio
  5. Once the download is complete, open the .dmg and drag and drop the Android Studio Icon to Application folder.
    Drag Drop Android Studio App in Application Folder
    Drag Drop Android Studio App in Application Folder
  6. Now, In Spotlight search look for Android Studio and open it for the first run, you will be asked to confirm you want to open the app as its downloaded from the web, just click on Open,
    Android Studio is an app downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it
  7. You will be asked to install additional SDK tools,
    Setup Type: Standard
    SDK Folder: /Users/code2care/Library/Android/sdk
    JDK Location: /Applications/Android (Note: Gradle may be using JAVA_HOME when invoked from command line. More info...)
    Total Download Size: 1.75 GB
    SDK Components to Download: 
    Android Emulator: 204 MB
    Android SDK Build-Tools 32: 50.4 MB
    Android SDK Build-Tools 32.1-rc1: 56.7 MB
    Android SDK Platform 32: 63 MB
    Android SDK Platform-Tools: 12.5 MB
    Google APIs ARM 64 v8a System Image: 1.33 GB
    SDK Patch Applier v4: 1.74 MB
    Sources for Android 32: 44.8 MB
  8. Accept all terms and click Finish to download the platforms, emulators, and tools,
    Preparing "Install Android SDK Platform 32 (revision: 1)".
    "Install Android SDK Platform 32 (revision: 1)" ready.
    Preparing "Install Sources for Android 32 (revision: 1)".
    "Install Sources for Android 32 (revision: 1)" ready.
    Preparing "Install Android SDK Build-Tools 32 (revision: 32.0.0)".
    Preparing "Install Android Emulator (revision: 31.2.10)".
    Android SDK is up to date.
    Creating Android virtual device
    Android virtual device Pixel_3a_API_32_arm64-v8a was successfully created

    This may take a while to download - prepare and install, you may see logs like above.

  9. Once complete you should see the Welcome Window! Congratulations!
  10. Welcome to Android Studio Window
macOS System Requirements:
  • macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or higher
  • ARM-based chips, or 2nd generation Intel Core or newer with support for Hypervisor.Framework
  • 8 GB RAM or more
  • 8 GB of available disk space minimum (IDE + Android SDK + Android Emulator)
  • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution
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