How to Create an Android App in 3 Easy Steps?

Follow these steps to make your own Android App:

  1. Enter business name

    Choose the category and color scheme.

  2. Add the features you want

    Build your own Android app without any coding.

  3. Publish your Android app

    Go live on Google Play Store and reach out to more customers.

The 1# No-code Android App Building platform

Appy Pie App Maker is the world’s best Android app making platform. With over 200 key app features and a completely no-code interface, thousands of apps are built and published through the Appy Pie platform each day!

  • Error-free and fast native mobile apps
  • An intuitive, engaging app-building experience
  • An active community of Android app creators(beginners and veterans)

Create your own Android app within minutes with Appy Pie’s Android App Maker

Appy Pie gives you the tools you need to build amazing Android Apps without coding. The builder has been carefully optimized to ensure that all the apps you create work seamlessly with Android. Appy Pie’s Android app maker is:

  • Tailored for Android OS
  • Easy-to-use and hassle-free
  • Play-store compliant

Gain access to the largest app market in the world with Appy Pie Android App Maker

Android is used by more than 50% of all smartphone users. Android is likely to increase its market share in the near future. With Appy Pie, you can create Android apps by simply dragging and dropping the features you need into your app. Create your apps and be a part of the smartphone ecosystem today!

  • Appeal to your target market and customers
  • Increase your business revenues
  • Increase customer convenience and satisfaction

Drag n Drop Android app creator for the masses

Appy Pie aims to democratize Android app development by providing everybody the ability to create their own mobile apps. With our Android app maker, anyone irrespective of their coding experience can create their own Android mobile apps.

  • Drag and drop interface
  • Meant for everyone
  • No coding skills needed

The Best Appy Pie App Maker Features for Your Android App

  • Photo/Video

    With photo and video features in your app, you can easily showcase your products and services, and attract your target audience.

  • Social Network

    The social network feature makes it easy for you to connect with users through your own social network. Just like Facebook, it allows users to post updates, comments, and like posts.

  • Push Notifications

    Push notifications is the most powerful feature that proves to be beneficial in instantly updating users about the latest news, promotions, and offers, etc.

  • In-App purchases

    Create subscription based models and more with in-app purchases within your Android app. Lock features and functionalities behind paywalls with ease. You can even create completely paid apps with this feature.

  • Shopping Cart

    The shopping cart feature is essential for apps that sell products. Allow your app users to add items to their shopping carts to make purchasing products off of your app easy.

  • App Analytics

    Undoubtedly one of the best features, app analytics helps you analyze your app performance and keep track of user behavior, further benefitting you in delivering an amazing user experience.

  • Website

    Using our website feature, you can easily bring your business website to app and provide an amazing user experience.

  • Directory

    Appy Pie’s directory feature allows users to add their own listings and create the next generation of store finder, restaurant locator and city guide apps.

  • Contact

    One of the top Appy Pie’s Android app builder features, contact lets you to share important contact details with your users, thus providing an easy way to connect with you in times of need.

  • Radio & Audio

    The radio & audio feature allows you to add sound to your app. This feature is great for podcasts, radio, and music apps. It can also be used for apps that provide online education, training courses, or for personalized messaging and chatting apps.

Why You Should Build Android Mobile Apps?

If you are clear about what you need and are planning to build and launch your own applications, going the Android way will certainly turn your fortune around. Not only are Android users high, compared to Apple, it is also quite cost-effective than iOS, when it comes to publishing app on app stores. Here are some top reasons why you should build Android mobile app:

Open Source

Being an open source platform, Android has comparatively low entry barriers, thus allowing you to develop apps easily at lower prices.

Multi-Network Distribution

Apart from Google Play Store, Android apps can also be distributed through third-party app stores, helping you create a great impact and reach out to a wider audience.

Easy App Approval Process

Publishing a mobile app on Google Play is a simple undertaking. With flexible submission policies, and quick approval process, you can make your Android app available to the world with great ease.

Multi-Device Functionality

Android apps work well on a range of devices including smart TVs, tablets, portable media players, cameras, car systems, smartwatches and much more.

Customizable User Interface

User interface plays a major role in the success of an app, and when it comes to Android apps, their highly customizable user interface makes it easy for app owners to manage them and deliver enhanced user experience.

Low Barriers to Entry

Android has a low barrier to entry, which makes it simple for you to leverage any computer device and build amazing apps. However, you need to pay a one-time $25 registration fee for a Google Play Developer Console account to distribute your Android app globally.

Market Share

As of November 2020, the global share for Android is 71.18%. When you build an Android app this is the sharpest edge you get. The more audience you have at your disposal, greater would be the chances of your app being a success.


As Android apps are developed using Java, these apps can be easily ported to almost every other mobile operating system. Even better you can port an Android app to even the Chrome OS! This portability makes Android app development quite lucrative.

Secure platform

The platform is Linux based, which assures you about the security and crash-free operation of your app. In the entire existence of the platform, there is not even a single instance of a crash or information leak.

What are the Benefits of Android Apps?

A dedicated Android app can benefit in numerous ways as follows:

For Businesses

  • Increased productivity

    Help employees be more productive by providing them with the information they need at their fingertips.

  • Improved customer service

    Gives customers access to important company information and allows them to contact you directly from within the Android app itself.

  • Enhanced revenues

    Leads to increased sales or leads for your business, which is always good news!

  • Increased brand awareness

    Easier to promote and market the company as well as reach out to customers and potential clients.

  • Efficient data collection

    Collects data more efficiently by allowing employees access information at all times without having to go back and forth between different programs.

For Personal Use

  • Easy to download and install

    Easily download and install Android apps on your smartphone or tablet by visiting Google Play Store.

  • Customizable

    Customize your phone with Android apps like changing themes, wallpapers etc., according to your choice or taste.

  • Free support

    Google Play Store provides free support for all Android apps, including installation of updates, if any.

  • Security

    Android apps are safe and secure to use as they have been tested by the developers before being uploaded to the store.

  • No need to root your phone

    You don’t have to root your phone or tablet device in order to install android apps on it.


Top Frequently Asked Questions

Creating Android apps with Appy Pie Android app builder is as easy as pie. No coding skills required. Follow steps below to create your own Android app in a few minutes:

  • Go to Appy Pie App Builder and click on “Create your app”
  • Enter your business name and click on Next
  • Choose the category that best fits your business
  • Pick a color scheme you like
  • Select the device to test your app on
  • Customize your app design the way you want and click on Save and Continue
  • Take a deep breath, your app is getting ready. Once built, scan the QR code or send the app installation link to your device via email or SMS, and test the demo app
  • Go to My Apps section by opening the Welcome drop down menu present in top navigation
  • Click on Edit option to edit your app.
  • You will see the Basic plan. You can either go with Try Now or Buy Now option. The ‘Try now’ option comes with a 7-Day Trial so that you are fully satisfied with the app before you make the purchase.
    Please note whichever option you choose, you need to provide credit card details. We use credit card details to check the authenticity of the users.
  • On the creator software, you can add your desired features
  • Once you are done, click on Save and Continue to finish creating your app

Here are the steps to help you create an android app without coding:

  • Go to Appy Pie Android App Builder and click on “Create your app”
  • Enter business name, then choose category and color scheme
  • Select the device to test your app on
  • Customize the app design and click on Save and Continue
  • Go to My Apps section and click on Edit option to edit the app as per your needs
  • Drag and drop your desired features and create your own Android app in just a few minutes

The official programming language used for Android Apps is Java. Some other popular programming languages are Kotlin, C/C++, C#, Phongap, etc.

You can make an Android app under free trial plan using Appy Pie’s Android app builder. However, if you want to publish it on Google Play Store, you need to upgrade your app to one of our paid plans. Starting from just $18 per month, we have different SMB and enterprise plans, which you can check on Appy Pie Pricing.

Follow the steps below to easily download Android APK file and install your android app on your Android device:

  1. Login to your Appy Pie account
  2. Go to My Apps area and click on Test app on device
  3. Scan the QR code, or send app installation link via email or SMS to your Android device
  4. Click on the link to download the Android APK file
  5. A popup will appear redirecting you to your default browser’s page
  6. Once the Android APK file is downloaded, tap open it
  7. You will now be asked to allow installation from unknown sources. Enable it
  8. Your Android app will start installing
  9. Once installed, test your app the way you want