HTC Incredible :: Invalid Package FileMay 25, 2010
is the error message I receive when I try and download google earth from the market. Has anyone else received this error message; if so, did you manage to get it resolved?
is the error message I receive when I try and download google earth from the market. Has anyone else received this error message; if so, did you manage to get it resolved?
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I'm the developer of a French Android Application about handball french competitions, Hand Score.
Since my last update I've just published, many of my users are not able to download the update, or even reinstall the application. They got this message : "Package file is invalid"
But for unknown reasons, other users aren't faced with this problem. SO I really don't understand what is the origin of my problem and how can i solve it !
I ask some of my users to clean cache and clear data of Google Play application, but it didn't resolve it. So I am in a dead end...
I'm currently running Liquidsmooth Rom on my AT&T Galaxy SIII. I've got everything running fine, but when I go to install Facebook from the Play Store, I'm getting "Package file invalid" every time. I've tried clearing data from both the play store and the google play services, rebooted the phone into recovery and cleared cache and dalvik cache. The same thing happens no matter what.
Edit:After trying to download on LTE rather than on WIFI, it worked fine.
On both my Nexus 4 and Note 8, I'm having severe wifi issues. It's so slow. On my laptop, speedtest.net shows 35Mbps down, 7Mbps up. On Nexus 4 and Note 8 it's like 0.7Mbps down and 0.1Mbps up. I did the speed tests because I'm trying to download something off the Play Store and it's going 200KB/s!! Not sure what's going on because usually downloads are super fast, especially on wifi.. I can normally download a 2GB file in 10 minutes.
Other issues are "Package file is Invalid" and "Cannot download ... error 497" and "Error retrieving information from server"
I've tried clearing data and cache for Play Store and Google Services. I've tried removing my account and adding it again. I've tried unplugging this, unplugging that, restarting this, restarting that. The ONLY thing that has worked is using mobile data instead of wifi. AND using my phone to tether so my tablet connects to the phone's mobile data and I was able to download updates that way. But right now I'm trying to download a pretty big file on my phone and I'd rather not go over my data limit.
I am seeing an issue on my HTC Sensation when attempting to update Apps that I paid for in the Google Play Store. The exact message that I see when attempting to update these Apps is "Package File is Invalid".
Here is a bit of background to this issue -
1). My HTC Sensation has a custom ROM (Elegancia) installed, and I have now re-installed it (which is when these issues started).
2). I can install a ROM and update Apps through the Play Store just fine at the start
3). I install Titanium Backup and perform a restore (I have tried restoring only data & apps + data [starting from scratch and wiping the phone then installing the ROM again to test both scenarios])
4). Apps return to the state that they were in before I flashed the new ROM
However now whenever I attempt to update Apps I get the infamous "Package File Invalid" message ***
I have noticed when opening Titanium Backup that it alerts me that the "Android ID" has changed, it also gives two options, 1). Leave the new ID, 2). Restore the old ID
5). I tested the updating of Apps both whilst keeping the new "Android ID", and whilst restoring the old "Android ID", the ID (whilst I am sure is important) doesn't seem to affect whether or not Apps will update.
This issue only appears to be affecting Apps that I have purchased, and the Play Store still recognizes that I have purchased the Apps.
It is a month or two now that I can't update any paid app, as the APK sent is invalid!
I have the latest Play Store and Play Store Services apps on SGS2 v4.1.2 stock rom.
I tried deleting both data and cache of both, I uninstalled the old app and also tried downgrading both Play Store App, but nothing worked.
I found that the APK files I receive for paid apps are not standard zip files, they seem corrupted or encrypted: can this be?
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I have an icon in the right edge of the action bar, if I click this icon my popup menu appears, so far no problem. If I click the icon, following message appears in the Log:
android log invalid package identifier when getting bag for resource number 0xffffffff
I am successful in creating file using openFileOutput(). and can read the file using openFileInput().
I am able attach file from external storage sdcard while emailing the same using getExternalStorageDirectory as sendIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, Uri.parse("file://"+Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory()+"/ zibra.txt"));
But while trying to attach file from the openOutputFile stored area using sendIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, Uri.parse("file://"+ getFilesDir() + "/zibra.txt"));, resulting emptied file emailing.
My file is stored in "/data/data/com.example/files/zibra.txt".
what is going wrong in it?
We are suddenly unable to install our app on G1 developer phones with 1.6. Works perfectly on emulator. When installing the app we get:
Installation error: INSTALL_FAILED_INSUFFICIENT_STORAGE Please check logcat output for more details. Launch canceled!
PackageManage: Couldn't copy package file to temp file.
What does this mean? We checked that there is actually room enough on the phone.. We tried reverting the code to a revision that worked previously, but are getting the same error.
I'm trying to get and display a live .kml file from maps.google.com using
However after opening the mapview I get a notification saying "The community map could not be displayed because it contains errors"
I only get this error if I download the .kml directly from maps.google. If I copy the exact same link into my address bar, download the .kml file, and upload it elsewhere then it works fine. I would like to be able to get the maps directly from Google that way I can make a change and it would be immediately reflected to my users.
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[2012-12-22 19:30:51 - Rhiokai] Installation failed due to invalid APK file!
[2012-12-22 19:30:51 - Rhiokai] Please check logcat output for more details.
[2012-12-22 19:30:51 - Rhiokai] Launch canceled!
I got this in Logcat:
12-22 19:37:29.166: D/AndroidRuntime(18646): >>>>>> AndroidRuntime START com.android.internal.os.RuntimeInit <<<<<<
12-22 19:37:29.166: D/AndroidRuntime(18646): CheckJNI is OFF
12-22 19:37:29.176: D/dalvikvm(18646): Trying to load lib libjavacore.so 0x0
12-22 19:37:29.176: D/dalvikvm(18646): Added shared lib libjavacore.so 0x0
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If i have a apk file and want to know the package name and class hierarchy, how do i do it?
Suppose I have some sample APK file named "SampApp.apk" which contains classes inside "com.android.sampApp".
Is there any tool in Android SDK which shows the package name when APK file is passed as a parameter.
As the Class files are compressed to dex file I am not able to check the actual package name.
I'm am creating an Android application, but in order to have one of the functionalities working I need to read a predefined xml file whilst only knowing its name, not the R.id..
In normal Java I know I can use
But using the limited Android SDK thats not working, any knows how to solve this?
How to package a static file and then be able to ::fopen it from JNI?
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I've searched document and mailing list archive, and have not found the exact solution. 1. SharedPreferences could not solve : It could only do with simple key/value pairs, my configuration data is more complex . 2. file in /assets , /res/raw could not solve: It seems that the file in these position would be read only
I've found a way, it almost solved my problem, but still not. Our code could deal with the file in /data/data/package-name/files on the target file system, this is good to me, but how could I put my file in this directory after my app has been installed? My app need to read these configurations when it starts.
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This file appears to be in a binary XML format. What is this format and how can it be parsed programmatically (as opposed to using the aapt dump tool in the SDK)?
This binary format is not discussed in the in the documentation here: http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/manifest-intro.html
I want to access this information from outside the Android environment, preferably from Java.
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I have some problem installing my apk file in code. Wondering if anyone could find out what I did wrong.
What I was trying to do is put a Check Upgrade function in our program. When user clicks it, it will send request to our web server and find out what is the latest version. I use app versionName to stamp a version, something like 2010.11.23. I don't use the version code in Manifest.xml file. So our program sees the latest VersionName is later than itself, it will download the latest one, and then use the following code to install the new apk file:
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And since I cannot delete the application I cannot try and start again,
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