Could not Compile Settings File project/android/settings.gradle

While building and installing the app you can face a compilation app that is  Could not Compile Settings File in project/android/settings.gradle. This problem often comes when you link a project dependency in the windows machine and try to run it on Emulator/Device (especially after linking react-native-gesture-handler).


After linking any dependency when we build the project:

Build failed with an exception Could not Compile Settings File ‘project/android/settings.gradle’.


To solve this problem you need to open the project/android/settings.gradle file and have to replace the backslash(\) with the frontslash(/) as windows directory structure do not support the backslash(\).

Before Changes:

After Changes:

This is how you can solve the problem “Could not Compile Settings File project/android/settings.gradle”. If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here.

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