creating a connection between MS SQL database and Android

trying to create a connection between MS SQL database and Android but emullator showing messAGE 'Unfortunately your app has stopped'.

this is the Logcat:
08-10 15:34:50.000  19410-19410/? I/art﹕ Not late-enabling -Xcheck:jni (already on)
08-10 15:34:50.700  19410-19422/ I/art﹕ Background sticky concurrent mark sweep GC freed 6621(494KB) AllocSpace objects, 6(210KB) LOS objects, 0% free, 1917KB/1917KB, paused 56.105ms total 184.819ms
08-10 15:34:50.722  19410-19422/ W/art﹕ Suspending all threads took: 21.392ms
08-10 15:34:50.853  19410-19422/ W/art﹕ Suspending all threads took: 32.373ms
08-10 15:34:50.969  19410-19410/ E/Error﹕ Single-Sign-On is only supported on Windows. Please specify a user name.
08-10 15:34:50.996  19410-19438/ D/OpenGLRenderer﹕ Use EGL_SWAP_BEHAVIOR_PRESERVED: true
08-10 15:34:51.009  19410-19410/ D/﹕ HostConnection::get() New Host Connection established 0xb3ff01b0, tid 19410
08-10 15:34:52.132  19410-19410/ D/Atlas﹕ Validating map...
08-10 15:34:52.229  19410-19438/ D/﹕ HostConnection::get() New Host Connection established 0xb3ff04f0, tid 19438
08-10 15:34:52.279  19410-19438/ I/OpenGLRenderer﹕ Initialized EGL, version 1.4
08-10 15:34:52.393  19410-19438/ D/OpenGLRenderer﹕ Enabling debug mode 0
08-10 15:34:52.474  19410-19438/ W/EGL_emulation﹕ eglSurfaceAttrib not implemented
08-10 15:34:52.474  19410-19438/ W/OpenGLRenderer﹕ Failed to set EGL_SWAP_BEHAVIOR on surface 0xb3f1d8a0, error=EGL_SUCCESS
08-10 15:35:34.777  19410-19410/ E/Error﹕ Single-Sign-On is only supported on Windows. Please specify a user name.
08-10 15:35:34.778  19410-19410/ D/AndroidRuntime﹕ Shutting down VM
08-10 15:35:34.778  19410-19410/ E/AndroidRuntime﹕ FATAL EXCEPTION: main
    Process:, PID: 19410
    java.lang.NullPointerException: Attempt to invoke interface method 'java.sql.Statement java.sql.Connection.createStatement()' on a null object reference
            at android.view.View.performClick(
            at android.view.View$
            at android.os.Handler.handleCallback(
            at android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(
            at android.os.Looper.loop(
            at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method)
            at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
08-10 15:35:40.955  19410-19410/? I/Process﹕ Sending signal. PID: 19410 SIG: 9 code:
public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

    Button loginbtn;
    TextView errorlbl;
    EditText edname, edpassword;
    Connection connect;
    PreparedStatement preparedStatement;
    Statement st;
    String ipaddress, db, username, password;

    private Connection ConnectionHelper(String user,String password,String database, String server)
        StrictMode.ThreadPolicy policy = new StrictMode.ThreadPolicy.Builder().permitAll().build();
        Connection connection = null;
        String ConnectionURL = null;
        try {
            ConnectionURL = "jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://" + server + "/database name =" + database + ";user =" + user + ";password =" + password ;
            connection = DriverManager.getConnection(ConnectionURL);
        catch (SQLException se)
            Log.e("Error", se.getMessage());
        catch (ClassNotFoundException e)
        catch (Exception e)
        return connection;

    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

        loginbtn = (Button) findViewById(;
        errorlbl = (TextView) findViewById(;
        edname = (EditText) findViewById(;
        edpassword = (EditText) findViewById(;

        ipaddress = "";
        username = "";
        password = "";
        db = "DKMobile";

        connect = ConnectionHelper(username,password,db,ipaddress);
        loginbtn.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            public void onClick(View v) {

                    connect = ConnectionHelper(username, password, db, ipaddress);
                    st = connect.createStatement();
                    ResultSet rs = st.executeQuery("Select * from DKMUsers where user_ID = '"+ edname.getText().toString()+"'and Password = '"+edpassword.getText().toString()+"'");
                    if(rs!=null &&{
                        Intent i = new Intent(MainActivity.this,MainActivity.class);
                    else {
                        errorlbl.setText("Sorry, wrong credentials!!!");


                }catch (SQLException e)
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Chris Harte2015 Top Expert (Most Article Points)Commented:
Your connection helper is returning null. Check you are using the correct ports in your ip address and add some semi-colons to server and password
CConnectionURL = "jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://" + server + ";"
                            + "databaseName=" + database 
                            + ";user=" + user
                            + ";password=" + password + ";";

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As a side note, it is considered bad practise to access a database directly from an app. Consider using a service to connect the two.

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ankurdkAuthor Commented:
hello sir

i have checked the ip address and have changed the ConnectionURL statement. Still the problem remains the same.

thanks for giving your valuable time.
Chris Harte2015 Top Expert (Most Article Points)Commented:
I missed a slash from databaseName, try this

CConnectionURL = "jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://" + server + ";"
                             + "/databaseName=" + database 
                             + ";user=" + user
                             + ";password=" + password + ";";

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Olajire Awoyemi AborisadeCommented:
am having the same problem thought am using MSSQL 2016
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