I have a project where in I have a source and a destination, but in between there can be any number of stop points. I need to display a route from source to destination covering all the stop points.

I started finding route between two points and is working fine. But the moment I add a extra point in between it gives a error saying

Location "Location 3" in "Stops" is unlocated. Location "Location 2" in "Stops" is on a soft-restricted network element. Cannot preserve last location "Location 3" in "Stops" because it is invalid. "Stops" does not contain valid input for any route.

I tried googling for this error but couldn't find any results.

I thought location 3 is not a valid location but when I try to find a route between source and location 3 it works fine. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Below I have attached function which gives route result.

private void QueryDirections(final ArrayList<Point> stopPoints) {

dialog = ProgressDialog.show(RoutingSample.this, "Routing Sample",
        "Calculating route...", true);
Thread t = new Thread() {
    public void run() {
        try {
            // Start building up routing parameters
            NAFeaturesAsFeature stops = new NAFeaturesAsFeature();
            ArrayList<StopGraphic> stopGraphics = new ArrayList<StopGraphic>();
            for(Point pt : stopPoints){
                stopGraphics.add(new StopGraphic(pt));
            Graphic[] stopGraphicsPrim = new Graphic[stopGraphics.size()];
            stopGraphicsPrim = stopGraphics.toArray(stopGraphicsPrim);
            RouteParameters rp = mRouteTask

            // I get error here. When routeTast.solve is called. Please help

            mResults = mRouteTask.solve(rp);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            mException = e;
            mHandler.post(new Runnable() {
                public void run() {
                    Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(),"directions cannot be found ",Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
// Start the operation


I was referring to a similar post Finding shortest route between multiple stops using ArcGIS for Android? but I wasn't able to get any solution from this.


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