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keyTool error: java.ioException: Invalid keystore format

Anil Deshpande
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Joined: Jan 13, 2008
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I am trying to sign the android application that I have created.

It's a simple Hello world application. I am using zaplinkey tool that comes with the android sdk. I am creating a new key not making use of existing key.

When I finally click the finish button I am getting this error.

keyTool error: java.ioException: Invalid keystore format

What is the problem. Am i missing anything. I am making use of Eclipse IDE to create the apk file.


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Ulf Dittmer
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I am using zaplinkey tool that comes with the android sdk.

Not sure what "zaplinkey" is (my SDK has no such tool), but you'd generate the key using Java's keytool tool, as described in the developer docs: http://developer.android.com/guide/publishing/app-signing.html#releasemode


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Monu Tripathi
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Joined: Oct 12, 2008
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Zipalign has got nothing to do with signing; how exactly are you signing your app?

Try creating a new keystore and signing your apk.


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