Building For Android

Note: These build instructions are a work-in-progress.


WINDOWS ONLY - Additional Dependencies

  • Visual Studio 2022 Community - Make sure to select C++ support in the installer. Make sure to update to the latest version if already installed.
  • Vulkan SDK - Make sure to select Latest SDK.

Cloning yuzu with Git

git clone --recursive

yuzu by default will be cloned into -

  • C:\Users\\yuzu on Windows
  • ~/yuzu on Linux
  • And wherever on macOS


  1. Start Android Studio, on the startup dialog select Open.
  2. Navigate to the yuzu/src/android directory and click on OK.
  3. In Build > Select Build Variant, select release or relWithDebInfo as the “Active build variant”.
  4. Build the project with Build > Make Project or run it on an Android device with Run > Run 'app'.

Additional Resources