Solved: “Error: The logging tag can be at most 23 characters, was”

Have you ever seen an error like, “Error: The logging tag can be at most 23 characters, was 28 (…) [LongLogTag]”

This error is because the Log TAG length is exceeding the length limit of 23 charachters. After Android Nought ( 7.0 ), android has set an limit of 23 charachters for the log TAG’s, if it exceeds this “isLoggable” API throws an “IllegalArgumentException" exception as mentioned at https://developer.android.com/reference/android/util/Log.html

Solution:

The permanent solution is to make sure we are using Log TAG string less than 23 characters.

But if you can’t change the code for any reasons and want to just skip this check, add following line in app/build.gradle

android {
    lintOptions {
        disable 'LongLogTag'
    }
}
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