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Android icon not changing

If the Android app icon is not changing from the default icon (in my situation this was the Capacitor icon), here are some steps to troubleshoot and resolve the issue:


Check the Icon Files

Ensure that you have provided the correct icon files in the appropriate directory. In a Capacitor project, the Android app icon should be placed in the res directory under various density-specific folders (e.g., mipmap-hdpi, mipmap-mdpi, mipmap-xhdpi, etc.).


Build failed error: cannot find symbol Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.S &&

Android Studio build errors

Build failed error: cannot find symbol if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.R)


cannot find symbol Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.S &&


To resolve - upgrade the compileSdkVersion and targetSdkVersion to 31 in your grade file.  Note, this setting could be in one of the following files

Ionic - Capacitor config​

Initialise your Capacitor config​

To initialise Capacitor use the CLI questionnaire:

npx cap init

On executing the above command, you will be prompted to answer a few questions for your app such as your app's name and the package ID.

Common Ionic and Capacitor CLI's

Run the NPX commands to update the app

npm run build && npx cap sync

Run app with live reload

ionic cap run {platform} -l --external

Replace {platform} with Android or iOS depending on your environment as follows

Angular leaflet map doesn't load tiles after refreshing the page

Working through an app project I inherited using Ionic, Angular and ngx-leaflet to name a few elements... I had a problem where the map shows only all map tiles when navigating via my app in the Xcode simulator.  The simulator screen would show just a small tile and the rest of the area where the map should be visible stays in gray color.

Updating Capacitor – get and set versions

Need to know how run updates for Capacitor?

Updating Capacitor

Update Capacitor Core and CLI with the commands:

npm install @capacitor/cli
npm install @capacitor/core

Whereas, to update the relevant platforms in use:

npm install @capacitor/ios
npm install @capacitor/android


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