DEV Community

loading...
Cover image for How to solve shrinker error in Flutter.

How to solve shrinker error in Flutter.

techwithsam profile image Samuel Adekunle Updated on ・1 min read

So I just came across this error while I was trying to integrate google sign in into one of my Flutter app.

shrinker may have failed to optimize the Java bytecode.
To disable the shrinker, pass the — no-shrink flag to this command
Alt Text

So, to solve this error just navigate to {your-app-name}\android\app\build.gradle, when you get to the build.gradle file just scrolls down to where defaultConfig was specified and change the minSdkVersion from 16 to 21 and the problem is gone.

Alt Text

This solution work like a charm, if your error has been solved through this article don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter. Thanks

Join Flutter Developer Community: Telegram | Facebook | WhatsApp

Let’s connect each other online:
Github, Twitter, Youtube, Medium, LinkedIn

Happy Fluttering 👩‍💻

Discussion (0)

Forem Open with the Forem app