Tung D. Nguyen Tung D. Nguyen - 5 months ago 2288
Java Question

'android-24' requires JDK 1.8 or later to compile

I use Android Studio and recently got the error:


Error:Execution failed for task ':app:compileDebugJavaWithJavac'.
compileSdkVersion 'android-24' requires JDK 1.8 or later to compile.


But I have it installed already:


:\Users..>java -version

java version "1.8.0_91" Java(TM) SE Runtime

Environment (build 1.8.0_91-b15) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM

(build 25.91-b15, mixed mode)


How to fix it? Thanks

Answer

In Android Studio open:
File > Project Structure > see if JDK location points to your JDK 1.8 directory.

Note: you can use compileSdkVersion 24

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