android – Can not find Symbol Manifest.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE on v23-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

I am compile code with following build.gradle file

android {
    compileSdkVersion 23
    buildToolsVersion "23.0.1"

    defaultConfig {

        applicationId "com.example"
        minSdkVersion 15
        targetSdkVersion 23
        versionCode 1
        versionName "1.0"
        multiDexEnabled true
    buildTypes {
        release {
            minifyEnabled false
            proguardFiles getDefaultProguardFile('proguard-android.txt'), ''

For accessing saving photo into SDCARD i have opened permission Dialog box for V23

like below screenshot

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But I am getting following error that

Can not find Symbol Manifest.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

I have put sdkVersion to 23 but why i am still getting this error

How to solve:

Finally I found that Menifest file is autogenerated by Android Studio

In AndroideMenifest i have written following code for ParsePushNotification

      IMPORTANT: Change "com.parse.starter.permission.C2D_MESSAGE" in the lines below
      to match your app's package name + ".permission.C2D_MESSAGE".
    <permission android:protectionLevel="signature"
        android:name="com.example.permission.C2D_MESSAGE" />
    <uses-permission android:name="com.example.permission.C2D_MESSAGE" />

and below menifest file is generated

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So when i have written code below it’s works


instead of



Only write Android before manifest class. Change:





I think you can use Manifest class from android in android.Manifest.permission or android.Manifest.permission_group. For detail permission types you can read from this Manifest.permission, see this

int permissionCheck = ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(thisActivity,


the solution to this problem is simple..just add the word “android” before the word “manifest”.



Read this article please.

Since the permission system is redesigned there are some permissions that need access to be revoked and some others that do not. The specific permission that you request is in a group that is called android.permission-group.STORAGE. Check this out.

Try this out:

private static final int REQUEST_EXTERNAL_STORAGE = 1;
    private static String[] PERMISSIONS_STORAGE = {Manifest.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE,

            ActivityCompat.requestPermissions(mActivity, PERMISSIONS_STORAGE,

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