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Using Private APIs

Using Private APIs

Using reflection to access hidden/private Android APIs is not safe; it will often not work on devices from other vendors, and it may suddenly stop working (if the API is removed) or crash spectacularly (if the API behavior changes, since there are no guarantees for compatibility).

Issue id: PrivateApi

Inspection Details

Available in:

IntelliJ IDEA 2023.3, Qodana for Android 2023.3, Qodana for JVM 2023.3


Android, 2022.3.1 Beta 2

Last modified: 13 July 2023