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Change Keyring password

If you change your login password you might find that you get prompted for your "default keyring" password, this can be annoying, and sadly it isn't obvious how to change this to be the same as your new login password (or another password if you are being ultra secure!). Go to Passwords and Keys Click on the  Passwords  tab Right click over  Passwords: login Select  Change Password If you change your password to the same as your login password you won't get prompted for your default keyring password when you log in. Or else you can delete it

Building Your Application for Release using Eclipse ADT

After you finish configuring your application you can build it into a release-ready .apk fle that is signed and optimized. The JDK includes the tools for signing the .apk file (Keytool and Jarsigner); the Android SDK includes the tools for compiling and optimizing the .apk file. If you are using Eclipse with the ADT plugin or you are using the Ant build script from the command line, you can automate the entire build process. In preparation for signing your application, you must first ensure that you have a suitable private key with which to sign. Following Keytool command generates a private key: $ keytool -genkey -v -keystore my-release-key.keystore -alias alias_name -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000 Running the example command above, Keytool prompts you to provide passwords for the keystore and key, and to provide the Distinguished Name fields for your key. It then generates the keystore as a file called  my-release-key.keystore . The keystore and key are protected