How to Install Git in Termux

Termux is a powerful terminal emulator for Android devices that allows users to access a full Linux distribution. If you’re a developer or a tech enthusiast, you might be familiar with Git, a widely-used version control system.

In this blog post, we will walk you through the simple steps to install Git in Termux, enabling you to manage your code repositories seamlessly on your Android device.

Launch Termux

  • Once the installation is complete, tap on the Termux icon to launch the app.

Update Package List

  • In the Termux terminal, type the following command and press Enter:
pkg update
  • This command will update the package list to ensure you get the latest software.

Install Git

  • After updating the package list, type the following command and press Enter:
pkg install git
  • Termux will now fetch and install Git from its repositories.

Verify Git Installation

  • To ensure Git is successfully installed, type the following command and press Enter:
git --version

If installed correctly, you will see the version of Git displayed in the terminal.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Git on your Android device using Termux. Now you can use Git to manage your code repositories and collaborate with other developers seamlessly. With Git in Termux, you have a powerful version control system at your fingertips, enabling you to work on your projects efficiently even on the go. Happy coding!

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