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AppCompat error

Hello After creating a project in Android Studio I have this error

Error:Execution failed for task ':app:processDebugManifest'.

Manifest merger failed : uses-sdk:minSdkVersion 12 cannot be smaller than version L declared in library com.android.support:appcompat-v7:21.0.0-rc1


1 Answer


I've just managed the described problem by setting up google support library and updating AndroidManifest.xml with this code

uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="7" android:targetSdkVersion="17"

See this page http://developer.android.com/tools/support-library/setup.html