Logcat Clearing too Fast- Eclipse

While running app on latest android devices, from ADT Eclipse, you may find difficulty in viewing LogCat data. As lots of other background services of different apps are running, logcat clearing out in a glimpse.

At this kind of situation, To view LogCat data you have to change a Eclipse setting as shown below..

Goto Window ->Preferences -> In left panel expand Android -> select LogCat -> here in right panel you can see Maximum number of LogCat messages to buffer set as 5000,

Change this value to some large number like 500000. Click Apply and then Ok. (You may get a Error notifying a preference change listener. just ignore it.)

logcat clearing

Now you can able to see LogCat data.

Hope it helps somebody.

Cheers 🙂


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Issues with Android SDK tools rev.23 installed from SDK manager

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Since developer website removed ADT bundle download pages. If you want to download ADT bundle, Please see this link.

Hi Guys, If you are using ADT (Android Developer Toolkit) version 22.3.0.v, For any reason don’t install Android SDK Tools rev.23 from SDK manager. You will fall into many issues using ADT Eclipse editor. And finally, You cannot use Eclipse anymore.

After installing rev.23, I see this message.

Android SDK tools

This Android SDK requires Android Developer Toolkit version 23.0.0 or above. 
Current version is 22.3.0.v201310242005-887826. Please update ADT to the latest version.

and I see no way out to fix the issue. see this thread .

the only other solution, i found is download the latest ADT from this link. When I download and install adt-bundle-windows-x86_64-20140702, it has Juno eclipse editor version which is very buggy editor. And in this Juno editor, cannot dock views(i mean Console, Error log, Properties etc), in any other place then default place, I felt its annoying.

I hardly come out of issue, by grep through whole hard disk data, Luckily I’m able to find the copy of old version i.e. 22.0.1v (i mean adt-bundle-windows-x86_64-20130522) and used that.


Hope it helps somebody…. 🙂