Setup flutter on windows 10 step-wise installation with pictures

Step by step flutter installation on windows 10.  No time for stories cos you must have read what flutter is before you even think of using it. let get started.

Step 1.  System Requirement and installations

According to flutter documentation, your system must be windows 7 or later (64bit). Disk space of a minimum of 400mb. Also flutter depends on Windows PowerShell and git.
 next, visit flutter and download the flutter zip file. Extract the .zip file and place the contained flutter in the desired installation location for the flutter SDK (for example, C:\Users\<your-user-name>\Documents).

2. Folder setup

Create a folder on your c drive example;  C:\src\flutter;  Extract the zip file and you will find a folder (flutter) after extraction. copy the folder (flutter) and past in ”  C:\src\flutter; ” 

3. environmental Variables

Search for “edit system environmental” on your computer  and copy “C:\src\flutter\bin” . add it to your environment variables

4. Check if environment is setup correctly.

 run this command  “flutter doctor”. If your environment variable is correctly set, you should see the following

boom! you have successfully configured flutter on your computer.
5. Resolve issues if any  

” Doctor found issues in 5 categories.” 

X Flutter plugin not installed; this adds Flutter specific functionality.   

X Dart plugin not installed; this adds Dart specific functionality.

X Flutter plugin not installed; this adds Flutter specific functionality.

X Dart plugin not installed; this adds Dart specific functionality.

6.Set up your preferred editor.

You can can choice editor , i will be be using android studio for this tutorial.

Go ahead and download android studio.after installation click on the configuration panel and select plugin.

Next, browse repository and search for flutter and install then restart android studio

6Next, you need to set up the Android SDK in your environment variables.

In Variable name type ANDROID_HOME. should point to android sdk like the screenshot below

Welcome to flutter


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