Whether we are managing our own keystore or Google does it for us, the process begins in the same way, as the following steps demonstrate:
- Click on the Generate Signed APK... entry in the Build menu.
- Complete the following dialog, using very strong passwords.
The Generate Signed APK dialog
- If you are creating a new keystore, you will be presented with the New Key Store dialog, which must be completed along these lines:
The New Key Store dialog
- The final dialog allows you to select Build Type and APK Destination Folder ...