How to Create an Android App for Free in 3 Steps?

Follow these steps to make your own Android App:

  1. Enter business name

    Choose the category and color scheme.

  2. Add the features you want

    Build your own Android app for free without any coding.

  3. Publish your Android app

    Go live on Google Play Store and reach out to more customers.

How to make an app for free in a few easy steps ?
Watch this video on YouTube.

With free Android app maker you can create your own Android app in few minutes

Appy Pie’s free Android App Maker helps you build amazing Android apps without any coding. Create beautiful and professional apps for Google Play Store, without needing to code or use Google SDK kits.

Appy Pie’s no-code Android app making software is

  • tailored for Android OS
  • hassle-free and easy-to-use

This online platform for building Android apps will help you design your mobile application step by step and requires no coding skill or previous experience in mobile app development.

Appy Pie’s Android app maker is a drag and drop tool that makes the process of Android app development simple and engaging. If, however, you need a more detailed guide, feel free to explore our video tutorials under our support section & get started in no time.

Android holds almost 50% of the total mobile application market, which is worth billions and if the current trends continue, it is only going to increase. Develop an Android mobile app of your own to

  • appeal to your target customers and
  • get some great returns

We, at Appy Pie, help you create best Android apps online and launch your app to the Google Play Store with our Android app creator software. Make use of this tool & develop a great mobile app for your business, your employees, or for anyone else who is interested.

Choose Appy Pie as your business partner and create the most sophisticated Android applications. You can build your Android app yourself without any previous knowledge of coding or mobile app development experience.

Our Android app creator provides you with

  • the best
  • error-free, and
  • engaging app building experience

We have helped thousands of clients in developing and launching their Android apps on Google Play Store. Using Appy Pie’s Android app maker is as easy as pie!

Based on the drag and drop model, the app maker doesn’t need you to have any previous knowledge of mobile app development or coding skills. This Android app maker was created and launched to help businesses reach new heights. It also offer them the freedom to change or modify their apps without any hassles.

Try Appy Pie’s Android App to create an app right from your Android Device.

Download the Android App and start creating your own app now!

The Best Appy Pie App Maker Features for Your Android App

  • Photo/Video

    With photo and video features in your app, you can easily showcase your products and services, and attract your target audience.

  • Social Network

    The social network feature makes it easy for you to connect with users through your own social network. Just like Facebook, it allows users to post updates, comments, and like posts.

  • Push Notifications

    Push notifications is the most powerful feature that proves to be beneficial in instantly updating users about the latest news, promotions, and offers, etc.

  • App Analytics

    Undoubtedly one of the best features, app analytics helps you analyze your app performance and keep track of user behavior, further benefitting you in delivering an amazing user experience.

  • Website

    Using our website feature, you can easily bring your business website to app and provide an amazing user experience.

  • Directory

    Appy Pie’s directory feature allows users to add their own listings and create the next generation of store finder, restaurant locator and city guide apps.

  • Contact

    One of the top Appy Pie’s Android app builder features, contact lets you to share important contact details with your users, thus providing an easy way to connect with you in times of need.

Why You Should Build Android Mobile Apps?

If you are clear about what you need and are planning to build and launch your own applications, going the Android way will certainly turn your fortune around. Not only are Android users high in number, compared to Apple, it is also quite cost-effective than iOS, when it comes to publishing app on app stores. Here are some of the top reasons why you should build Android mobile app:

Open Source

Being an open source platform, Android has comparatively low entry barriers, thus allowing you to develop apps easily at lower prices.

Multi-Network Distribution

Apart from Google Play Store, Android apps can also be distributed through third-party app stores, helping you create a great impact and reach out to a wider audience.

Easy App Approval Process

Publishing a mobile app on Google Play is a simple undertaking. With flexible submission policies, and quick approval process, you can make your Android app available to the world with great ease.

Multi-Device Functionality

Android apps works well on a range of devices including smart TVs, tablets, portable media players, cameras, car systems, smart watches and much more.

Customizable User Interface

User interface plays a major role in the success of an app, and when it comes to Android apps, their highly customizable user interface makes it easy for app owners to manage them and deliver enhanced user experience.

Low Barriers to Entry

Android has a low barrier to entry, which makes it simple for you to leverage any computer device and build amazing apps. However, you need to pay a one-time $25 registration fee for a Google Play Developer Console account to distribute your Android app globally.

Market Share

As of November 2020, the global share for Android is 71.18%. When you build an Android app this is the sharpest edge you get. The more audience you have at your disposal, greater would be the chances of your app being a success.


As Android apps are developed using Java, these apps can be easily ported to almost every other mobile operating system. Even better you can port an Android app to even the Chrome OS! This portability makes Android app development quite lucrative.

Secure platform

The platform is Linux based, which assures you about the security and crash-free operation of your app. In the entire existence of the platform, there is not even a single instance of a crash or information leak.

What are the Benefits of Android Apps?

A dedicated Android app can benefits in numerous ways as follows:

For Businesses

  • Increased productivity

    Help employees be more productive by providing them with the information they need at their fingertips.

  • Improved customer service

    Gives customers access to important company information and allows them to contact you directly from within the Android app itself.

  • Enhanced revenues

    Leads to increased sales or leads for your business, which is always good news!

  • Increased brand awareness

    Easier to promote and market the company as well as reach out to customers and potential clients.

  • Efficient data collection

    Collects data more efficiently by allowing employees access information at all times without having to go back and forth between different programs.

For Personal Use

  • Easy to download and install

    Easily download and install Android apps on your smartphone or tablet by visiting Google Play Store.

  • Customizable

    Customize your phone with Android apps like changing themes, wallpapers etc., according to your choice or taste.

  • Free support

    Google Play Store provides free support for all Android apps, including installation of updates, if any.

  • Security

    Android apps are safe and secure to use as they have been tested by the developers before being uploaded to the store.

  • No need to root your phone

    You don’t have to root your phone or tablet device in order to install android apps on it.


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Top Frequently Asked Questions

Creating Android apps with Appy Pie Android app builder is as easy as pie. No coding skills required. Follow steps below to create your own Android app in a few minutes:

  • Go to Appy Pie App Builder and click on “Create your free app”
  • Enter your business name and click on Next
  • Choose the category that best fits your business
  • Pick a color scheme you like
  • Select the device to test your app on
  • Customize your app design the way you want and click on Save and Continue
  • Take a deep breath, your app is getting ready. Once built, scan the QR code or send the app installation link to your device via email or SMS, and test the demo app
  • Go to My Apps section by opening the Welcome drop down menu present in top navigation
  • Click on Edit option to edit your app.
  • You will see the Basic plan. You can either go with Try Now or Buy Now option. The ‘Try now’ option comes with a 7-Day Trial so that you are fully satisfied with the app before you make the purchase.
    Please note whichever option you choose, you need to provide credit card details. We use credit card details to check the authenticity of the users.
  • On the creator software, you can add your desired features
  • Once you are done, click on Save and Continue to finish creating your app

Here are the steps to help you create an android app without coding:

  • Go to Appy Pie Android App Builder and click on “Create your free app”
  • Enter business name, then choose category and color scheme
  • Select the device to test your app on
  • Customize the app design and click on Save and Continue
  • Go to My Apps section and click on Edit option to edit the app as per your needs
  • Drag and drop your desired features and create your own Android app in just a few minutes

The official programming language used for Android Apps is Java. Some of the other popular programming languages are Kotlin, C/C++, C#, Phongap, etc.

You can make an Android app for free using Appy Pie’s Android app builder. However, if you want to publish it on Google Play Store, you need to upgrade your app to one of our paid plans. Starting from just $18 per month, we have different SMB and enterprise plans, which you can check on Appy Pie Pricing.

Follow the steps below to easily download Android APK file and install your android app on your Android device:

  1. Login to your Appy Pie account
  2. Go to My Apps area and click on Test app on device
  3. Scan the QR code, or send app installation link via email or SMS to your Android device
  4. Click on the link to download the Android APK file
  5. A popup will appear redirecting you to your default browser’s page
  6. Once the Android APK file is downloaded, tap open it
  7. You will now be asked to allow installation from unknown sources. Enable it
  8. Your Android app will start installing
  9. Once installed, test your app the way you want

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  1. Appy Pie

    Ya sure SIMON. We have escalated your query to the concerned department and very soon you will be seeing the tutorial on our platform.

    Thanks 😊😊

  2. Habib Baloch

    I want to make an android app for my site in the backend of app so that an app integrated with my website,
    Plz guide me in this regards

  3. Appy Pie

    Yes sure Suresh, please let us know what type of app you are looking to create, or you can directly start creating your app using our app builder without any coding.

    For further assistance, you can always reach out to our customer support over live chat through our app builder platform, or send us an email at

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    Hi Atul,

    Yes, once you have subscribed for the basic plan then you can publish the app on the play store under your developer account.

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      Hi Nilesh,

      If you are using our store feature then the payment setting option depends on country specific and currency specific as we have added many different payment gateways, for example, Stripe, PayPal, PayUMoney, etc.

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      Hi CaroBoy,

      You can earn from your App in many ways but following are the most effective ones:

      Earn from Advertisements by enabling AdMob.
      You can publish your app on iTunes, Google Play Store as a paid app.

      You can charge your app users on the subscription basis, but you have to add payment settings in your app from MY Apps >>System Pages>>Login>>Payment Settings before going ahead
      You can sell Physical Products(e.g: T-shirts, Shoes, etc.) through your app using Store page.
      You can sell Food Products(e.g: Pizzas, Burgers etc.) using your app using Food Court page.
      You can sell Digital Products/Services (e.g: Videos, Audios, PDFs etc.) via your app using IAP page.
      You can accept Donation through your app.
      Through Appy Pie’s Hyperlocal feature, you can charge your app users for booking slots, or for adding their listings

    1. Appy Pie

      Hi Julien,

      Yes, you can monetize the app with admob ads, you can access the configuration dashboard from My apps >> Monetize. We have also provided detailed tutorials on the same page.

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