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Android Studio 1.4, Gradle, and bloody proxies.

Today, children, we’ll be buggering about with Android studio 1.4. AND we’ll be swearing a lot. Why will we be swearing a lot? because it means we have to play with gradle, from behind our corporate firewall. when you install Android Studio, you have to set it up to play with your proxy. you do this here:



but gradle doesn’t pick them up from here. Gradle needs them in the gradle.properties file in your project:


and save, and restart android studio…

or you can alter this file here:


oh, and don’t be trying to do this:


it will error. you need to escape your slash like so:



for the avoidance of doubt – you need “\\” not “\”.