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2168539 - "Unable to execute DX" when compiling SAP Mobile SDK Project


When compiling and SAP Mobile Platform Android Project, the following errors are returned :

Error:Android Dex: [<project_name>] Unable to execute DX

Error:Android Dex: [<project_name>] java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: method ID not in [0, 0xffff]: 65536

Error:Android Dex: [<project_name>] at$6.updateIndex(



  • SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) 2.3.x SDK
  • Android 2.x/3.x/4.x/5.1.1
  • Android Studio 1.0 / Eclipse / IntelliJ IDEs


SAP Mobile Platform 2.3


Unable to execute DX SDK mobile platform Android , KBA , MOB-ONP-MBO , SAP Mobile On Premise MBO Synchronization , MOB-SUP-SDK , Mobile SDK , Problem

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