Android 9 – KeyStore exception android.os.ServiceSpecificException

Finally I found a solution. It looks like since Android P (KeyStore.PrivateKeyEntry) keyStore.getEntry("alias", null) is not a proper way to get private key.

I was able to get rid of this warning by accessing private/public key this way

KeyStore keyStore = KeyStore.getInstance("AndroidKeyStore");
keyStore.load(null);

PrivateKey privateKey = (PrivateKey) keyStore.getKey("alias", null);
PublicKey publicKey = keyStore.getCertificate("alias").getPublicKey();

I had the same problem retrieving an asymmetricKey from AndroidKeyStore

My solution based on Dr Glass answer to get keys is the following: (aliasKey is your alias string)

PublicKey:

val keyStore = KeyStore.getInstance("AndroidKeyStore")
keyStore.load(null)

val asymmetricPublicKey = if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.P) {
    keyStore.getCertificate(aliasKey).publicKey
} else {
    val asymmetricKey = keyStore.getEntry(aliasKey, null) as KeyStore.PrivateKeyEntry
    asymmetricKey.certificate.publicKey
}

PrivateKey:

val keyStore = KeyStore.getInstance("AndroidKeyStore")
keyStore.load(null)

val asymmetricPrivateKey = if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.P) {
    keyStore.getKey(aliasKey, null) as PrivateKey
} else {
    val asymmetricKey = keyStore.getEntry(aliasKey, null) as KeyStore.PrivateKeyEntry
    asymmetricKey.privateKey
}

and with this code I have no warning in the emulator and/or device with Android P

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