Jacky Jacky - 3 years ago 352
Android Question

APK signing error : Failed to read key from keystore

I'm developing android app under intellij and gradle. and using following way to generate keystore file:

keytool -genkey -v -keystore my-release-key.keystore -alias alias_name -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000

then used the keystore file in build.gradle:

signingConfigs {
robert {
storePassword 'robert'
storeFile file('/Users/bournewang/Documents/Project/android.keystore')
keyPassword 'robert'
keyAlias 'mike'

when finally trying to generate signed apk file: ./gradlew assembleRelease

it gives the error:

Execution failed for task ':Myexample:packageRelease'.

Failed to read key from keystore

Answer Source

Check your keystore file for first, in you example you creating file with name my-release-key.keystore. If its correct and really present in folder Users/bournewang/Documents/Project check alias, in your example it is -alias alias_name, but in config you specified alias mike

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