LenC LenC - 1 year ago 148
Android Question

Cannot create a user with latest Firebase version. I get a W/DynamiteModule and W/GooglePlayServicesUtil

I want to add Firebase authentication and Firebase cloud messaging to my app. After following the latest get started guide i cannot create a new user. I also considered this code example. I enabled in my Firebase console:

  • login with with email/password

  • and for test purposes anonymus login


D/EmailPassword: onAuthStateChanged:signed_out
D/EmailPassword: createAccount:mail
W/DynamiteModule: Local module descriptor class for com.google.firebase.auth not found.
W/GooglePlayServicesUtil: Google Play services out of date. Requires 10084000 but found 9877470

I found similar questions but all the answers didn't helped me within my problem... I think it's just a small silly bug but I cannot resolve the problem.

My gradle file on app level looks like this:

apply plugin: 'com.android.application'

android {
compileSdkVersion 24
buildToolsVersion "24.0.3"
defaultConfig {
applicationId "app.radiant.c.lly"
minSdkVersion 17
targetSdkVersion 24
versionCode 1
versionName "1.0"
testInstrumentationRunner "android.support.test.runner.AndroidJUnitRunner"
buildTypes {
release {
minifyEnabled false
proguardFiles getDefaultProguardFile('proguard-android.txt'), 'proguard-rules.pro'
productFlavors {

dependencies {
compile fileTree(include: ['*.jar'], dir: 'libs')
androidTestCompile('com.android.support.test.espresso:espresso-core:2.2.2', {
exclude group: 'com.android.support', module: 'support-annotations'
compile 'com.squareup.picasso:picasso:2.5.2'
compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:24.2.1'
//compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services-appindexing:9.8.0'
compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services:10.0.0'
compile 'com.android.support:design:24.2.1'
testCompile 'junit:junit:4.12'
compile 'com.android.support:cardview-v7:24.2.1'

// Firebase Dependencies
compile 'com.google.firebase:firebase-core:10.0.0'
compile 'com.google.firebase:firebase-auth:10.0.0'
compile 'com.google.firebase:firebase-messaging:10.0.0'

// Firebase Plugin
apply plugin: 'com.google.gms.google-services'

My gradle file on project level looks like this:

// Top-level build file where you can add configuration options common to all sub-projects/modules.

buildscript {
repositories {
dependencies {
classpath 'com.android.tools.build:gradle:2.2.2'

// NOTE: Do not place your application dependencies here; they belong
// in the individual module build.gradle files

// Added this line for Firebase
classpath 'com.google.gms:google-services:3.0.0'

allprojects {
repositories {

task clean(type: Delete) {
delete rootProject.buildDir

I have an external DB where I store the logged in users. In Firebase I only want to store the email address from my DB with a default password. To do this I just created a button that should store the user on Firebase when it's pressed.

public class InboxFragment extends Fragment {

View view;
Activity callingActivity;
Account account;
ListView chats;
Button btn;

ArrayList<String> exampleContent = new ArrayList<>();
ArrayAdapter<String> adapter;

// Firebase instance variables
private static final String TAG = "EmailPassword";
private FirebaseAuth mAuth;
private FirebaseAuth.AuthStateListener mAuthListener;
String username;

public View onCreateView(LayoutInflater inflater, ViewGroup container, Bundle savedInstanceState) {
view = inflater.inflate(R.layout.fragment_inbox, container, false);
callingActivity = getActivity();
account = (Account) callingActivity.getApplication();

// Firebase
// [START initialize_auth]
mAuth = FirebaseAuth.getInstance();
// [END initialize_auth]

// [START auth_state_listener]
mAuthListener = new FirebaseAuth.AuthStateListener() {
public void onAuthStateChanged(@NonNull FirebaseAuth firebaseAuth) {
FirebaseUser user = firebaseAuth.getCurrentUser();
if (user != null) {
// User is signed in
Log.d(TAG, "onAuthStateChanged:signed_in:" + user.getUid());
} else {
// User is signed out
Log.d(TAG, "onAuthStateChanged:signed_out");
// [END auth_state_listener]

btn = (Button) view.findViewById(R.id.addUsernameBtn);
btn.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
public void onClick(View v) {
createAccount(account.getEmail(), "empty");

// Code
chats = (ListView) view.findViewById(R.id.userChatList);

// Add example content to array
exampleContent.add("Chat 1");
exampleContent.add("Chat 2");

adapter = new ArrayAdapter<String>(callingActivity, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, exampleContent);

chats.setOnItemClickListener(new AdapterView.OnItemClickListener() {
public void onItemClick(AdapterView<?> parent, View view, int position, long id) {
Intent i = new Intent(getActivity(), ChatActivity.class);

return view;

// [START on_start_add_listener]
public void onStart() {
// [END on_start_add_listener]

// [START on_stop_remove_listener]
public void onStop() {
if (mAuthListener != null) {
// [END on_stop_remove_listener]

private void createAccount(String email, String password) {
Log.d(TAG, "createAccount:" + email);
/*if (!validateForm()) {


// [START create_user_with_email]
mAuth.createUserWithEmailAndPassword(email, password)
.addOnCompleteListener(getActivity(), new OnCompleteListener<AuthResult>() {
public void onComplete(@NonNull Task<AuthResult> task) {
Log.d(TAG, "createUserWithEmail:onComplete:" + task.isSuccessful());

// If sign in fails, display a message to the user. If sign in succeeds
// the auth state listener will be notified and logic to handle the
// signed in user can be handled in the listener.
if (!task.isSuccessful()) {
Log.e(TAG, "ERROR");
/*Toast.makeText(EmailPasswordActivity.this, R.string.auth_failed,

// [END create_user_with_email]


But this doesn't work. I get the Output (see at the top of the question).

Answer Source

This is the problem:

W/GooglePlayServicesUtil: Google Play services out of date.  Requires 10084000 but found 9877470

If you running on an emulator, you will need to downgrade to version 9.8.0 or 9.6.1 of the Play Services and Firebase libraries, depending on the API level you are emulating. There is no released emulator image that supports version 10.0.0.

If you are running on a real device, you need to update your version of Google Play Services. The current version is 10.0.84. You can see the version installed on your phone by going to Settings > Application Manager > Google Play services.

This log message is not an indication of a problem. It seems to be output during normal operation:

W/DynamiteModule: Local module descriptor class for com.google.firebase.auth not found.
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