down vote I think the previous answers are out of date. In order to import a .aar library: Go to File>New>New Module Select "Import .JAR/.AAR Package" and click next. Enter the path to .aar file and click finish. Go to File>Project Settings (Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S). Under "Modules," in left menu, select "app." Go to "Dependencies tab. Click the green "+" in the upper right corner. Select "Module Dependency" Select the new module from the list.