I usually create projects with Eclipse and import them into Android Studio, because I hate the project structure AS gives me. In it´s module settings, I have the possibility to create artifacts which allow me to output the built apk to a certain path.
Now I have created a Gradle project directly with AS and it seems that those projects have quite less options than eclipse projects. I don´t find anything to output my apk and I don´t find any apk inside my project folder after building.
How do I get my unsigned apk out of the build process??
Build > Make Project
to build an apk file from Android Studio.
You can get your unsigned apk under the below path
unsigned apk files will have "unsigned" text in their names.
[ UPDATE ] :
In Recent release of Android Studio you will not get apk file on sysncing or Make Project. There are two other methods in order to get the apk file
gradlew assembleDebug(or whatever build varient you want a build for)
and the update new apk path will be
This has been done by Android Tools team to improve the Android Studio performance.