Updating to android 2
Once you install Android Studio, it's easy to keep the Android Studio IDE and Android SDK tools up to date with automatic updates and the Android SDK Manager.
Android Studio notifies you with a small bubble dialog when an update is available for the IDE, but you can manually check for updates by clicking Help If you'd like to try one of the preview channels (Canary, Dev, or Beta) while still using the Stable build for your production Android projects, you can install both side by side.
To change the update channel for an existing install, proceed as follows: Figure 1. The Android SDK Manager helps you download the SDK tools, platforms, and other components you need to develop your apps.
In order to provide the best user experience on the latest devices, use the latest platform version as your build target.
You'll still be able to run your app on older versions, but you must build against the latest version in order to use new features when running on devices with the latest version of Android. The system image is required in order to run the Android Emulator.
Each platform version contains the supported system images.
You can also download system images later when creating Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) in the AVD Manager.
Select either Intel or ARM based on your development computer's processor.