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How to avoid EGL_SUCCESS error?

Question asked by Crittermap on Dec 30, 2019
Latest reply on Feb 21, 2020 by Crittermap

The following exception occurs in crash reports often in 100.6 (and many versions before that).


Fatal Exception: java.lang.RuntimeException: createContext failed: EGL_SUCCESS
       at android.opengl.GLSurfaceView$EglHelper.throwEglException(
       at android.opengl.GLSurfaceView$EglHelper.throwEglException(
       at android.opengl.GLSurfaceView$EglHelper.start(
       at android.opengl.GLSurfaceView$GLThread.guardedRun(
       at android.opengl.GLSurfaceView$


This occurs in crash reports for the following manufacturers:

Xiaomi 35%

TCL 26%


Alcatel 10%


HMD Global 2%


Previous discussions about this indicate that it is some kind of misconfiguration of the graphics profile and that it is the device's fault.


It is a fatal exception. The users of these brands are dead in the water. The app does not start at all. Ever.


How would I work around it? How can I make the configuration correct so it doesn't crash?