Can't install the game on phone

Hey guys. So I’m trying to export my game to test it on my phone.

I exported as .apk using the “iOS & Android (manual)”.
I copied the .apk file in my phone and I get the following error: “There is a problem parsing the package.
(I already activated “Allow installation of apps from sources other than the Play Store.”)
I also tested it on another phone and the same error.

Next, I tried to export it directly from Gdevelop 1 click as Android App Bundle (.aab).
When trying to install, I get the following error: “Unable to find application to perform this action.”

I have no idea whatsoever where is the problem.

What do you think?


For the first try, I’m guessing you did something wrong when you used Cordova. Maybe you forgot to fill in some project properties, that’s a common mistake.

For the second try, the error message says that Android doesn’t know how to open .aab files. See this for more details: Install Android App Bundle on device - Stack Overflow

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I was sure it must be something simple lol.
Indeed it was a problem in project properties, I messed up the package name.
We’ve been making games for years now with Gdevelop, I don’t know how a little error like this can still slip out on me. I guess, I’ll have to be a little more careful.

Anyway, thank you Gruk, everything’s fine now!

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