android – "AndroidRuntime: Shutting down VM" with nothing else-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

For some reason, LogCat doesn’t report any stack traces anymore on crashes. Instead, I only get the following info:

D/AndroidRuntime: Shutting down VM
W/dalvikvm: threadid=1: thread exiting with uncaught exception (group=0x40dd3960)

This is really weird because I’ve been working on the very same project for three months, and only recently (two, three days ago) the stack traces stopped showing. What could cause this? How can I get it to show stack traces again?

How to solve:

I experienced the same problem. After upgrading Google Analytics to version 7 (or 7.3, I do not remember), my app always closes without any logcat messages when encountering an error.

It turns out that it happens if I enable both a custom catch-all-exception handler (Thread#setUncaughtExceptionHandler) and the report crash feature in Google Analytics.

When I disable one of them, the logcat displays the stack trace again.


Very simple to fix.

Just change from

Tracker tracker; // from Google Analytics
tracker = analytics.newTracker(getStringRes(R.string.ga_tracker));
tracker.enableExceptionReporting(true); // this is the cause



Now, it’s back to normal.

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