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Deprecated Target API Version

Deprecated Target API Version


The android:targetSdkVersion attribute specifies the Android Target API level required by the application. Setting a low targetSdkVersion may allow the application to run on older Android versions but could expose users to security vulnerabilities.

Here is a link with the deprecation notice:


Consider setting the android:targetSdkVersion attribute to a value that corresponds to a more recent Android API level. This can help ensure that the application benefits from security improvements and reduces the risk of vulnerabilities associated with older Android releases.


    • REQ_6_2
    • REQ_6_3