How to install VS Code for Android


What is VS Code?

VS Code is a source code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux, and macOS. It includes support for debugging, embedded Git control, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code refactoring. It is also customizable, so users can change the editor's theme, keyboard shortcuts, and preferences. Extensions allow users to add other capabilities to the editor, including task running, git integration, and line control.

Is it possible to install VS Code on an Android device?

Yes, installing VS Code for android is possible. How to do it?

Install Termux:

The first step is to install Termux, an open-source terminal emulator and Linux environment for Android. Termux is available on the Google Play Store.

After installing Termux open it and type termux-change-repo

How to install ubuntu using Termux?

pkg install wget openssl-tool proot -y && hash -r && wget && bash


Download Code server


tar -xvf ./code-server-3.10.2-linux-arm64.tar.gz

cd code-server-3.10.2-linux-arm64

cd bin

Set up a password and start using VS Code

export PASSWORD="password"

Launch the code server using this command:



Yes, it is possible to install VS Code for android. In this blog, How to install VS Code for android was explained.

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