How to Import a Android Project (.apk file or folders) into Eclipse

Whether you have an .apk file or an unpacked folder with the android files within, these steps will help you continue on your quest. If you haven’t unpacked the .apk file yet, you want to check the below article:

How to Decrypt, Unpack, and Edit .apk files

It contains step by step on how to unpack .apk files correctly and easily.

Once you’ve unpacked your file. Continue below steps:

  • You need to download Eclipse and Android SDK for these steps. Luckily they are already in a bundle. And here’s the link. Download Bundle.
  • File -> Import -> Android Code into Workspace -> (Select Root Directory (folder) of the Application you are importing) -> Check the (Copy projects into Workspace [checkbox]) -> Click Finish
  • Go Take a break
  • Now nerd out on your new app.

If you have any queries/feedback, please write it in comments section below OR mail me here : Snehal [at] Techproceed [dot] com

Happy Androiding :-)


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