Tag: Android 10

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Version 4.14 + Huawei AppGallery

Hello, everyone, version 4.14 is out there, and over the past few weeks, we released several minor updates. There are things to fight as there are new requirements for Android 10 and Android 11 from Google. Mostly, we have storage issues, and we need to release several updates in the future to retain the full…
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Full MirrorLink on Samsung phones with Android 10

Samsung is just rolling updates to Android 10 for its phones, and it causes significant problems with the full MirrorLink as the new MirrorLink server uses an entirely different mechanism for mirroring screen content. Thankfully, there is a solution to this. It needs a bit of work and settings, but you get the full MirrorLink…
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Hey Android, don’t kill my app!

Occasionally, we receive a request to fix one annoying problem – Floating Apps suddenly disappears with no error message. In the majority of such situations, it’s not a problem on our side. When the app crashes, there should be a dialog or popup window shown with our sincere apologies. In almost all cases, Android kills…
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Can’t grant permissions to FA because of “Draw over other apps”

Newer Android versions are trying to protect you against granting permissions with some overlay visible. Why? With the overlay correctly positioned on display, the developer could replace the text of the permission dialog, so you grant another (possibly more dangerous) permission instead. I’m not quite sure how anyone could achieve this reliably as the permission…
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Android Q – 1. preview

Google has just recently introduced the first preview of Android Q and there are some changes that I have a headache from. So what’s going to affect Floating Apps on Q: Draw over other apps – This permission is critical as it allows Floating Apps to draw floating windows. Without this permission, the app just…
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