Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Android

Where can you find the messages window on android studio 3.1 and up.

As far as I've understood google has removed the messages window with android studio 3.1 and up. I was wondering if there is someway to find it or maybe there is a newer solution because the messages window was a great way to see how many errors you hade and which errors you had, especially with syntax errors.

2 Answers

OK. I understand now, sorry I misread your post previously.

You need to use the Build window now. If you get a build error, clicking on that error will split the window in 2, with the error log on the right (what used to be the Messages window).

Ah, I found it now, thanks for the help.

You're welcome :)

Hi Yusuf. I forgot to say but maybe you found it. If you click on this icon in the Build window, you'll get something very similar to what Messages used to be.

Oh, thank you. It was something like this I was looking for.

You're welcome :)

Hi. Everything is still there in Android Studio, nothing was removed. You should see a toolbar at the bottom of the screen, allowing you to open the TODO, Logcat, Version Control, Build or Terminal windows.

If the toolbar is not down there, just click on the bottom left corner icon (it's a rectangle between 2 vertical lines). It will make the toolbar appear again (along with the left-hand-side vertical toolbar).

Hope that helps :)

The toolbar with every feature that you're mentioning is still existing but the problem is that the feature of messages where you in a clean way could find errors especially syntax errors easily.