Android :: How To Access Programmatically What Is Displayed In Lock Screen

Feb 15, 2010

Today I am looking for a way to mimic the behavior I know from my HTC Hero's lock screen: the calendar and alarm clock can put text & drawables there to inform about an upcoming event or an expired alarm. The lock screen remains there in that it must be dragged down to dismiss the shown event and there might also be a Snooze button.

But, first question: is this default Android stuff or HTC Sense specific only??
Second question: If it is a common Android thing, why can't I find anything in Google's Android documentation for the topics "lockscreen" or "lock screen" that comes close to my question? Where's the API for it?

My problem is: I want to inform the user immediately - even if I try a standard notification, the user with a locked screen will have to unlock it and drag down the notifications list to see & clear what's going on. sigh Putting an endlessly playing notification sound there is a hassle as it takes at least two swipes down to stop the sound playing!

Android :: How to access programmatically what is displayed in lock screen


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A few more details, so after looking at this a bit more the problem isn't necessarily that you can't have an activity running when the screen is locked, unlock and expect it to be waiting. That does work if you do something like the following: lock your device run an app through Eclipse while the phone is locked/off unlock and it will be waiting for you.

But in the case the Activity is already running and I'm brining up a new window (which happens to be a transparent one, saying you're connected and asking what they want to do).

The problem is that it gets killed

CODE:..................

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