Target host must not be null, or set in parameters

I get this error “Target host must not be null, or set in parameters”. My manifest file has internet permission set, and I have put ‘http://’ before my Url. It still gives the same error. My URL does not have a ‘www.’ attached to it.

Part of my Code:

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    Part of my manifest is like below:

    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET/>

    What do I do now?

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  • 3 Solutions collect form web for “Target host must not be null, or set in parameters”

    It should be

    HttpPost post = new HttpPost("http://www.infocreation.something.xml");

    So I replaced the URL, with almost the same URL, except without the underscore and that worked. I realized from further searches (for example here) that URLs with _(underscore) are not valid, although that particular URL may work. Thanks for all your help.

    Are you putting a real and working url inot the HttpPost constructor?

    Anyway this is your solution:

    If you have the following code failing:

    HttpGet httpget = new HttpGet("");

    Then the error is pretty easy to solve:
    The problem is that you have not added a protocol to the URL, so change it to:

    HttpGet httpget = new HttpGet("");

    And then it will work as wanted.


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