java.lang.RuntimeException: An error occurred while executing doInBackground()

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You need the permission android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE. Write <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" /> on the Android Manifest

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Android SDK 23 introduced a new way to handle permissions, so as a temporary workaround you can set it to build for SDK below 23. As a permanent solution you have to ask user during runtime for permissions with checkSelfPermission() or requestPermissions()

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An error occurred while executing doInBackground()
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An error occurred while executing doInBackground()
java.lang.RuntimeException: An error occurred while executing doInBackground()
at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1683)
at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1636)
at android.app.ActivityManagerProxy.getContentProvider(ActivityManagerNative.java:4169)
at android.app.ActivityThread.acquireProvider(ActivityThread.java:5434)
at android.app.ContextImpl$ApplicationContentResolver.acquireUnstableProvider(ContextImpl.java:2267)
at android.content.ContentResolver.acquireUnstableProvider(ContentResolver.java:1515)
at android.content.ContentResolver.query(ContentResolver.java:514)
at android.content.ContentResolver.query(ContentResolver.java:472)
at com.mycompany.chat.ui.FriendsActivity$GetUser.doInBackground(FriendsActivity.java:67)
at com.mycompany.chat.ui.FriendsActivity$GetUser.doInBackground(FriendsActivity.java:54)
at android.os.AsyncTask$2.call(AsyncTask.java:304)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:237)

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