Rename package in Android Studio

Rename package in Android Studio

In Android Studio, you can do this:

 
For example, if you want to change com.example.app to my.awesome.game, then:
  1. In your Project pane, click on the little gear icon ( Gears icon )
  2. Uncheck / De-select the Compact Empty Middle Packages option
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  1. Your package directory will now be broken up in individual directories
  2. Individually select each directory you want to rename, and:
    • Right-click it
    • Select Refactor
    • Click on Rename
    • In the Pop-up dialog, click on Rename Package instead of Rename Directory
    • Enter the new name and hit Refactor
    • Click Do Refactor in the bottom
    • Allow a minute to let Android Studio update all changes
    • Note: When renaming com in Android Studio, it might give a warning. In such case, selectRename All
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  1. Now open your Gradle Build File (build.gradle – Usually app or mobile). Update the applicationId in the defaultConfig to your new Package Name and Sync Gradle, if it hasn’t already been updated automatically:
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  1. You may need to change the package= attribute in your manifest.
  2. Clean and Rebuild.
  3. Done! Anyways, Android Studio needs to make this process a little simpler.
 
 
 

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