Rename package in Android Studio

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How do you rename packages in the new IDE Android Studio, based on IntelliJ IDEA? Is there automatic refactoring included?

I want to do bulk refactoring, but need help in doing so. I worked two years with Eclipse and in Eclipse it's a one-click operation.
Feb 23, 2022 in Others by Soham
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In Android Studio, you can do this: For example, if you want to change to, then:

  1. In your Project pane, click on the little gear icon ( Gears icon )

  2. Uncheck the Compact Empty Middle Packages option
    Compact Empty Middle Packages

  3. Your package directory will now be broken up into individual directories

  4. Individually select each directory you want to rename, and:

  • Right-click it

  • Select Refactor

  • Click on Rename

  • In the pop-up dialog, click on Rename Package instead of Rename Directory

  • Enter the new name and hit Refactor

  • Click Do Refactor in the bottom

  • Allow a minute to let Android Studio update all changes

  • Note: When renaming com in Android Studio, it might give a warning. In such case, select Rename All
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  1. Now open your Gradle Build File (build.gradle - Usually app or mobile). Update the applicationId in the defaultConfig to your new Package Name and Sync Gradle, if it hasn't already been updated automatically:
    Refactor Directories

  2. You may need to change the package= attribute in your manifest.

  3. Clean and Rebuild.
    Clean and Rebuild

  4. This should help you with your doubt. 

answered Feb 23, 2022 by Aditya
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