Android : Get App Install Time From Droid?

May 14, 2010

I try some method,but not success.

Android : Get app install time from droid?


Android : Way To Determine Programmatically / Install Time For Droid App?

Jun 27, 2010

Is there any way to determine programmatically the time at which an Android application was installed? I don't see anything in PackageInfo, etc.

To clarify, App A is installed at Time X. At some later time, Time Y, App B is installed. Is there any way App B can know when App A was installed? The link indicates that reading the modify time on the source dir of the App is sufficient. Is this really correct? Why?

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Motorola Droid :: 2.1 Install Freezes Every Time I Open Or Close Keyboard

Mar 4, 2010

I am new to the whole rotting thing, I installed the bugless beast on my droid 2 days ago and everything went great and it worked fine, I'm just having an issue with it being really lagy at times and the biggest problem is that it freezes everytime I open or close the keyoard, I have to forse close and wait for it to load everything up again, a message is desplayed and it says:

The application launcher+(process android.process.acore) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. Then I hit forse close, it usually only happens when I open or close the keyboard but sometime it will happen at random. Does anyone know why this is happening and how to fix it.

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Android : Way To Create DB On Install Time?

Nov 2, 2009

I want to create the DB when the app is installed not the first time it runs the program, how i can do that? or maybe put the DB inside the apk? any sugestion?

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Android :: How To Determine APK Install Date / Time?

Sep 15, 2009

By any means, programmatically can I get the install date & time of the already installed apps on the android device. The ApplicationInfo doesn't provide this info. While digging through the /data folder through the DDMS perspective, I saw the installed apk's do contains the Date & time of when it was installed, but the sad part is that this /data folder is not accessible on the device programmatically.

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Android : Install-time Extraction Of .apk Files?

Oct 21, 2010

I'm writing an application and would like to have some files extracted from the .apk during _installation_ time, as the files can be quite large and extracting them from the .apk during the first run results in a noticeable slowdown which I would prefer to avoid.

After lots of experimentation, I have found one way to make this work, but I'm unsure about the "long-term" ramifications of this approach, specifically: will this actually work in android-9 and later?

The approach is to name the files I want extracted at installation time as "lib*.so", and place them into the appropriate lib/ABI folder within the apk file, e.g. the .apk contains:

lib/armeabi/ and at installation time this is (nicely) installed as:


My concern is that '' is NOT an ELF shared library. This approach only works because PackageManagerService only checks for files matching the `lib/ABI/lib*.so` pattern (which is followed) and does not check the contents of the extracted file.

This approach works for Android 1.6 through Android 2.2. I'm wondering if this will continue to work in the future, or if I need to investigate an alternate mechanism.

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Nov 5, 2010

I have a Samsung Galaxy Vibrant and all I want to do is upload my photos that I've taken. I plug in the phone in the USB and it tries to install the drivers. But each time Failed. What am I doing wrong? I've only had the phone a week. I am ready to take it back.

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HTC Incredible :: Do Battery Stats Reset Every Time Install ROM?

Oct 6, 2010

Do battery stats reset every time a install a new rom(not a restore just a fresh rom) or only when I clear them?

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HTC Eris :: SU Takes Long Time - Different Rom Install - Wifi Tether

Jul 19, 2010

Trying to run WIFI TETHERING, but SU just sits there and doesn't seem to do anything, but maybe force close. Running Smash rom. Honestly, I would probably switch roms, but I don't know how to do that. Someone else rooted my phone. Also, I'd love to get rid of stock apps.

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Android :: Android - Modal Dialog With Changelog For App Shown Only First Time After Install

Sep 7, 2010

A lot of Android apps now display a modal dialog with the changelog (text) of the application (what's new in the latest version) the first time after it is installed or updated.

Does any one have example code on:

How to display a nice modal dialog suitable for scrollable text

How to make sure the dialog is only shown once

For 2. I assume SharedPreferences can be used for defining a preference "hasChangeLogBeenShownForVersionX" that is updated after the dialog has been shown. (though there might be a better way

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HTC Droid Eris :: Handcent Not Showing Facebook Pictures From Time To Time?

May 25, 2010

Hey I think this was covered in a Hero forum but there was no good answer. Does anybody know why Handcent decides to not show facebook pictures from time to time?

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Motorola Droid :: Auto Rotate Screen Goes Haywire From Time To Time

Aug 29, 2010

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Motorola Droid :: Keep Phone From Changing Time As You Cross Time Zones?

Jan 14, 2010

Is there a way to keep the phone from changing time as you cross time zones?

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Android :: GetFromLocationName Always Throws IOException First Time - But Is Successful Second Time With Same Input

May 29, 2009

My calls to getFromLocationName() always fail the "first" time I start my app. I catch the IOException which has reason:

Unable to parse response from server

Then I make a second call and it succeeds. Once things are "awake" all future calls to getFromLocationName() succeed, it's just that first one, and there is a ton of latency.

I haven't run this on a device yet, just in the emulator. This seems like a network problem, but it is so reproducible I'm thinking I'm not initializing something properly. I'm using Android SDK 1.1.

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Android :: Make Progress Bar To Measure Time (pause/playing/total Time) Of Different Video?

Aug 29, 2010

How can I make progress bar to measure time (pause/playing/total time) of different video which is streaming from website?

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Android :: Display UTC Date / Time According To The Current Time - Zone

Nov 1, 2010

I am getting a date/time string from web in the format of "yyyy/mm/dd'T'HH:MM:SS'Z'" and it is in UTC. Now i have to identify the current time zone of device and then convert this time to my local time. (FYI, Currently, UTC time is 10:25 AM, in india current time is 3:55 PM)

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Android :: Time To First Screen - Boot Up And Application Start Time?

Aug 25, 2009

at the moment I am thinking about a new app and need some information to decide whether to develop on Android or an alternative OS. I am particularly interested in "time to first screen", "boot-up time", "time to first Audio" and "app-start" (can be any from the android market or even one of the pre-installed ones) time? Does anyone know a source or perhaps measured those numbers?

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Android :: How To Measure Elapsed Time Without Current Time Milli's?

Jul 12, 2009

I want to develop a game, so I need to know elapsed time at lots places in my game. For example, to measuring FPS. I see there is some example use "System.currentTimeMillis" to measure elapsed time. But I see the warning on document: "This method shouldn't be used for measuring timeouts or other elapsed time measurements, as changing the system time can affect the results." So, if this method should not be used for measuring elapsed time, then what will be suitable?

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Android :: Way To Control Actions On Digital Time To Check For Certain Time?

Nov 11, 2010

So I wanted some DigitalClock help. I have set up a digitalclock, and here's what I want to do. Once the clock hit's a certain time, perform an action. How can I control the actions on the digital time to check for a certain time?

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Android :: Enable To Pick Date / Time At Same Time ?

May 17, 2010

Is there any android widget that enable to pick the date and the time at the same time ? I already use the basic date picker and date picker:
but they are not that sexy and user friendly (I found). Do you know if a widget including both date and time exists? Thanks a lot,WW.

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Android :: Time Sheet - Time & Billing - Apps

Oct 1, 2010

I'm searching for time and billing apps. I've tried Time Catcher, myTimeSheet, and Time Recording. None of these allows start and stop of clock for multiple entries throughout the day. Any tips for better time sheet apps?

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Android :: Convert UTC Time To Phone Local Time

Aug 17, 2010

I am trying to get a local time from a server UTC time. I get the UTC time form the server -- and i want to make it right for each individual Android phone whether it be in California or China. This is the code I am using now -- however it snot working.The time I get from the server is "2010-08-17 19:41:13.0" And the code I use to get the difference(in seconds) is the following: public static long getSecondsDifference(Timestamp timeStamp) { final Calendar calendar = Calendar. get Instance (Locale.getDefault()); int refrenceOffset = TimeZone. get Default (). getOffset(timeStamp.getTime()); final long referenceSeconds = (timeStamp. get Time() + refrenceOffset) / 1000; final long currentTimeSeconds = (calendar. getTimeIn Millis()) / 1000; final long differenceMinutes = (currentTimeSeconds - referenceSeconds) / 60; return differenceMinutes; The timestamp is from the java.sql.timestamp package.Right now the time where I am is 11:50AM -- and the method returns that the given server time is -53 minutes ago( so obviously doing something wrong

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Android :: Get Time / Date Stamp Of Last Time GPS Was Updated?

Jan 14, 2010

Is there a way to get the time or date stamp of the last time the GPS was updated?

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HTC Tattoo :: Receiving SMS Text With Time 6 Hours Ahead Of Current Time

Apr 11, 2010

All text messages that I receive are 6 hours ahead of the actual time on the phone. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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HTC Magic :: When Receive A Text It Usually Tells The Time In Eastern Time Though I'm Pacific

Jun 7, 2009

I just got the magic yesterday and so far I'm loving it. Just have a couple questions about texting. When I receive a text it usually tells me the time in eastern time though I'm pacific. However, my sent messages come up with the right time. This makes it so that threaded sms is kind of useless. Everything is all out of whack. Also, every once in a while it just won't even give me a time and there has been once or twice(after fiddling with it for a bit) that it gave me the right time but it just went back to the wrong time right after. Could this be a problem with the phone or is it rogers' fault? I'm assuming it's getting the time from the network and they have it wrong(meaning I can't fix it) but I just wanted to see if anyone else has had this problem.

Also, is there any way to make it vibrate when I receive a text? I feel dumb for asking this as it seems like it should be something really obvious but I can't seem to find it anywhere.

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Jelly Bean :: Time Resets Itself And No Option To Manually Set Date And Time

Dec 30, 2013

I recently received an LG optimus f3 with android 4.1.2.

After activating the phone, it displayed the correct date and time for my time zone, so I didn't mess around with settings to reset the time, as I would with any other device.

However, I've noticed that the time changes to exactly an hour ahead, before changing itself back several minutes later.

I went to settings > date and time, but 24 hour time and selecting a date format are the only options listed.

I prefer to leave mobile data off when I am at home and can use the wi-fi. Is it necessary to have mobile data turned on, so the phone can receive the time from a cell tower, or is there a way I can set an internal clock?

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 :: Wifi Keeps Disconnecting - Connection Randomly Drops From Time To Time

Aug 2, 2010

When i'm connected to my router at home via wifi, the connection randomly drops from time to time. My laptop and TV is fine which are both running via the internet. The setting is set to stay connected always, even when the screen goes black.

Does anyone have a resolution for this? Perhaps static IP? if this is the answer, what should the settings be?

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HTC EVO 4G :: How Inadvertently Solved Wake-time / Sleep-time Trouble On Evo?

Aug 7, 2010

I was having the waketime/sleeptime problem that many, many folks have reported and my battery life was obviously crap...and took forever to charge as has also been noted. I had already turned off all the auto-update stuff that I did when I first got the phone. Then I read the many posts abut Facebook app being the problem, but when I tried that it turned out that I was still running the old version 1.2, so apparently that wasnt causing it on my Evo.

Not really wanting to do a factory reset, I thought I'd check for other app updates in case one of the other apps had 2.2 bug fixes. Ran a sync thru the AppBrain app, and it found three updates that I hadnt been notified of:

Once those updates were completed, my EVO immediately starting going to sleep as it used to. I watched it for a few hours after the update and it continued to show realistic numbers for wake vs. sleep. My battery was almost depleted at this point, so I powered it off, and did the battery pull for good measure before powering back on and plugging in to charge during the night. This was all late Thursday night. All day Friday my battery performed VERY well...much better than even during 2.1. I had it on charge most of the day while listening to Pandora at my desk. I unplugged it to go home and now checking it this morning, it's now been off charge for 14h 39m, show wake time of 33:44 vs. sleep time of 15:28, and shows 80% battery remaining! This whole scenario makes me wonder if one of those three apps had a similar bug to Facebook. If you have might want to take a closer look.

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Android :: Set Time Out In Droid?

Nov 24, 2010

Is there any way to set time out in android, if there is no response from server for specific period.

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How To Check If Current Time Falls Between Time Period

Apr 23, 2013

I have tried searching the database for this and googled it and I couldn't find anything.

I'm not very experienced in Android, however, I am trying to develop an application. Within the application I want to check if the current time falls between time ranges

pseudo code

[HIGH]if (currTime > 9am AND currTime < 7pm)
//do this
else if (curTime>7pm AND currTime <10pm)


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