Eclipse was the base IDE for android development. It was very easy for those who were beginners. But they have started to switch to android studio since it was introduced in Google I/O 2013. Since android studio has been declared as official android IDE, majority of experienced android developers have started using android studio. We also prefer to use it because of its great features. So here, we have listed the shortcuts that will be useful to you while developing using android studio.


Go to class Ctrl + N
Go to file Ctrl + Shift + N
Navigate open tabs Alt + Left Arrow; Alt + Right Arrow
Lookup recent files Ctrl + E
Go to line Ctrl + G
Navigate to last edit location Ctrl + Shift + Backspace
Go to declaration Ctrl + B
Go to implementation Ctrl + Alt + B
Go to super Class Ctrl + U
Show call hierarchy Ctrl + Alt + H
Search in path/project Ctrl + Shift + F
Search by symbol name Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N
Programming Shortcuts
Reformat code Ctrl + Alt + L
Optimize imports Ctrl + Alt + O
Code completion Ctrl + Space
Issue quick fix Alt + Enter
Surround code block Ctrl + Alt + T
Rename and refactor Shift + F6
Line comment or uncomment Ctrl + /
Block comment or uncomment Ctrl + Shift + /
Go to previous/next method Alt + Up/Down
Show parameters for method Ctrl + P
Quick documentation lookup Ctrl + Q
Command look-up Ctrl + Shift + A
Go to source F4
Generate method Alt + Insert
General Shortcuts
Delete line Ctrl + Y
Safe delete Alt + Delete
Close active tab Ctrl + F4
Build and run Shift + F10
Build Ctrl + F9
Toggle project visibility Alt + 1
All purpose (meta) shortcut Ctrl + Shift + A
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