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How to add Parse .jar file to libs in android studio?

I want to use Android Studio as opposed to Eclipse for this app, but I am having trouble adding the jar file to libs.

The error says that the .jar is read-only.

I look at the properties of .jar file, and it is not read-only.

Any ideas on how to fix this and add the .jar file?

3 Answers

Ankit Patel
Ankit Patel
3,685 Points

you can copy and paste your jar file in libs folder.

then on build.gradle file just add dependency like this

dependencies { compile files ('/libs/xxx.jar'); }

Harry James
Harry James
14,780 Points

I had the same issue but I managed to find a workaround. Instead of dragging the jar file in, try copying it and then right clicking on the libs folder and pasting it in. This worked for me.

I guess it's a bug with Android Studio at the moment and will hopefully be fixed soon :)