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Testing Your App

This section covers the following:

I'm having issues running the downloaded code inside of Android Studio/VS Code.

Make sure to run the following commands in the terminal:
flutter pub get
flutter packages pub run build_runner build --delete-conflicting-outputs

I get this error: Error running pod install.

This error can happen when there is a misconfiguration of Flutter on your device. Here is a link on how to set up Flutter on your device.
This article may be helpful to help troubleshoot issues on a mac device.

My app launcher icon is not showing up even though I had added it in project settings.

In order to replace the default icon, you’ll need to run the following command in the terminal (of the project directory) after downloading or your exporting code:
flutter pub run flutter_launcher_icons:main
To do this you will need to set up a flutter environment. Here are the instructions to do this.

Local module descriptor class for providerinstaller not found (or any similar local build issue).

You can try the following steps to resolve this issue:
  • Uninstall the app from the android emulator and then rebuild your app.
  • Upgrade your flutter version if you are running it on an emulator. Here are instructions on how to do this.

I can't upload an image in the app via the image upload action.

This is a common issue that may arise due to the misconfiguration in Firebase Storage. This can be fixed by updating the Firebase Storage rules. Here are the instructions on how to do this.
  • Head over to the Storage section in your Firebase project and click on the Rules tab.
  • Here you would need to replace the current rules with the rules given below.
rules_version = '2';
service firebase.storage{
match /b/{bucket}/o{
match /{allPaths=**}{
allow read, write: if request.auth != null;
This should fix the issue with uploading media in the application. If you still face this issue then please make sure to reupload all the previously uploaded images from the application.