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Firebase Plugin for Android Studio

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Android Studio 2.2 Preview includes a new Assistant window that allows you to explore and integrate the suite of services offered by Firebase, all directly from Android Studio without going through the Firebase Console.

Firebase is a mobile platform that helps you quickly develop high-quality apps, grow an engaged user base, and earn more money. Learn more on the Firebase website.

To connect your app to Firebase directly in Android Studio, proceed as follows:

  1. Make sure you have downloaded the Google Repository version 26 or higher:

    1. Click Tools > Android > SDK Manager.

    2. Click the SDK Tools tab.

    3. Select Google Repository, then click OK.

  2. Open the Assistant window by clicking Tools > Firebase.

  3. Click to expand one of the listed features such as Analytics then click the Get Started tutorial to create a new Firebase project or connect to an existing one in a few clicks.

You can also run tests in the Cloud directly from Android Studio using Firebase Test Lab.