Android :: Way To Correctly Stop Camera Service?

Jun 1, 2010

Is there any way to correctly stop the camera service? This does not seem to work: After doing that the camera does not work, even if I use the program that is pre installed in my handset.

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Motorola Droid X :: 2.2 - Camera Won't Focus Correctly

Aug 27, 2010

Is there one? I know how to take pictures so its not me, wasnt a problem with my 2.1. Except for the pixel issue. Camera won't focus correctly.

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Android :: Activity Still Lagging When Run Stuff In Service And Handler.post Method / Do This Correctly?

Nov 18, 2010

I'm confused why is my activity still lagging, I use remote service that has few methods and each has its own work like download stuff, process data, compare stuff, etc... It will run in background and update data at selected intervals and notify user of changes over notify system.

The reason why remote service, because I will eventually add a widget, and service needs to stay running even if android kills the activity, so I unbind it on each onPause().
But as far I understand that part doesn't cause my issue.

But back to my problem... so my is Activity still lagging when I run stuff in service and handler.post method.

here is the code...

Also I wanted to add progressDialog to be updated in updateLayer(...) through Activity is a listener to this service, but thats not working well. Whats the best way to update progressDialog? Ever listener, handler, intent, or what?

So how do I do this correctly?

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Android :: Make Service Stop Itself?

Dec 11, 2009

I start a service in an activity then I want the service to stop itself after awhile.

I called stopSelf() in the service but it doesn't work.

how to make the service stop itself?

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HTC Incredible :: How To Stop Obex Service

Jun 24, 2010

I saw this in the "running services".. and i stopped it, what the hell is it and should i not have stopped it?

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Android :: Service Won't Stop When Exiting Application

Jul 13, 2009

I have a service receiving and sending data to a server in separate threads each. The service lifecycle methods look like this:..................

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Android :: How To Stop Service - When All Activities Are Finished

Jan 26, 2010

I am programming a game. I have a service for the background-music. When I press the home-button and leave my activities, the service still runs in background. How can I stop the service, when there is no more visible activity in my program and restart it, when the user goes back to my game (some activity of it)?

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Android :: Stop Service After AsyncTask Finished

Jun 26, 2010

I have a service, that requests another class, which launches an AsyncTask

Service->Weather Class->Execute Method->Asynctask->Execute

this is launched in the service by

new Weather(this).execute(); // the execute is a method of the class, not of the AsyncTask

how do I detect in Service that the AsyncTask finished so I can call stopSelf?

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Android :: Stop Service Only When There Are No Other Activities In App Running

Mar 13, 2010

Is there a way I can test if there are any other activities in my app still alive? I am looking to stop a service in an onDestroy method, but only want to do this if there are no other activities from my app still alive on the stack.

I have the call stop the service in the main activity's onDestroy() method. This works perfect EXCEPT that if a user launches my app, then launches a few activities in my app, then hits the home screen and RELAUNCHES my app, they will subvert my order and the main activity will now be above other activities of my app. From this state, if they hit the back button and 'back out' of my home screen they will trigger the onDestroy() method and kill the service even though there are other activities open on the stack. I want to avoid this by stopping the service ONLY if I am sure there are no other activities of mine open on the stack.

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Android :: How To Stop Location Manager Service?

Jul 2, 2009

I have a location manager: mLocationManager01 = (LocationManager)getSystemService (Context.LOCATION_SERVICE); because i want to stop the gps service, but when i use mLocationManager01.removeUpdates(mLocationListener01); that's not working to stop gps. how can i stop it?

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HTC Desire :: Camera Stop Working

Sep 5, 2010

Has anyone got this problem like me? yesterday it happened to me for the 2nd time, I just click the camera app and out of nowhere I got a black screen, like camera freezes or something. So first time what I did was make a factory reset and everything was back to normal,and that was beforo Froyo, now when I am running Froyo, I wonder when I make a factory reset does it turns me all the way back to the stock desire, without new software version and Froyo update? I have bought Desire on contract so I have everything official, no unbranded or rooted phone.

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Android :: Running Service On Start Up And Stop Before Shut Down

Jan 30, 2010

Is there an API, or a registry I can do in the manifest to make sure my service is being run at the device start up and being shut down before the device shuts off?

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Android :: Service Stop When Pressing Back Button

Mar 19, 2010

I created and binded a service in an activity and I would like to know how I can avoiding the android application to stop when I press the back button. When the back button is pressed the onDestroy method is called and I unbinded the service in this method. I try to prevent it by taking care of the back button event and manually call for onStop() method but it always called onDestroy after, why?

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Android :: Force Service To Stop After Fixed Time?

Oct 14, 2010

I have a service which runs in the background when the user starts using my app. I am using it to do some posts to our server. I always close my service by calling stopSelf as soon as the posts have been made or failed.

But I recently observed two times that my service did not stop. I saw that in the running services in settings on my device that it has been sitting there for over a few hours.

So I was trying to see if I can alternatively set a timer using which I can force the service to stop after a few minutes no matter what.

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Motorola Droid :: GTalk Service Starting All By Itself / Stop It?

Nov 23, 2009

So sometimes I'll go into my contacts and notice that some of them have the green ball lit up telling me that they are online in gtalk. Now I am not signed onto gtalk... but yet somehow I see that in my running services that GTalkService is running.

I can only assume that its eating away battery trying to see how is online and not. I certainly don't need this info unless I wish to go online myself... in which case I would actually go into the gtalk app.

ANyways, obviously i've been killing it in the running services, but it just comes back all on its own. ANy idea why or how to stop it?

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Android :: How To Stop Service Method Of Calling Activity Class?

Jul 2, 2010

I am trying to call my service class's stopService() method from my activity. But I don't know how to access stopservice method from my activity class. I have the below code but its not working. This is HomeScreen class:
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.main);
enablecheck = (CheckBox)findViewById(R.id.enablecheck);
enablecheck.setOnCheckedChangeListener(new OnCheckedChangeListener(){
@Override
public void onCheckedChanged(CompoundButton buttonView, boolean isChecked) {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
if(enablecheck.isChecked()){
startService(new Intent(HomeScreen.this, AutoService.class));
} else {
stopService(new Intent(HomeScreen.this, AutoService.class));
} } });
}
This is Service Class:
public class AutoService extends Service {
private static final String TAG = "AutoService";
private Timer timer;
private TimerTask task;
@Override
public IBinder onBind(Intent intent) {
return null;
} @Override
public void onCreate() {
Toast.makeText(this, "Auto Service Created", Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
Log.d(TAG, "onCreate");
int delay = 5000; // delay for 5 sec.
int period = 5000; // repeat every sec.
timer = new Timer();
timer.scheduleAtFixedRate(task = new TimerTask(){
public void run() {
System.out.println("done");
} }, delay, period);
}
@Override
public boolean stopService(Intent name) {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
timer.cancel();
task.cancel();
return super.stopService(name);
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Android :: Droid Screen Locked - Service Stop / Can I Solve It

Sep 18, 2009

I had the program I wrote a service, and in service has written a timer, change the timer for one minute cycle time, but why the program in the phone standby (screen lock) were time, I have the timer will be stop running, when I click the menu, get back to normal mode when the timer will automatically have to run? What is the reason, how to solve?

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Android :: Where To Stop / Destroy Threads In Droid Service Class?

Mar 25, 2009

I have created a threaded service the following way. code...

After I close the application the phone works really slow and I guess it is due to thread termination failure.

Does anyone know what is the best way to terminate all threads before terminating the application?

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Android :: How To Stop Service Started By BindService() With Bind_auto_create Option

Nov 18, 2010

I start service by using:

private ServiceConnection _serviceConnection = new ServiceConnection() {...}
bindService(new Intent(this, MainService.class), _serviceConnection, Context.BIND_AUTO_CREATE);

I want to 'restart' the service. (Let's not argue why I want to do that)
I do that by:

unbindService(_serviceConnection);
// Do some initialization on service
bindService(new Intent(this, MainService.class), _serviceConnection, Context.BIND_AUTO_CREATE);

I noticed service doesn't die(onDestroy doesn't run) until I call next bindService();
So some static initialization I did on service got cleared by onDestroy() implementation.

Question: How do you make sure unbindService() will stop service (run onDestory()),
so that I could do initialization after and re-run bindService()?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Hotspot Service Running / Stop It From Starting?

Sep 18, 2010

Ok, so i go to check running services and i see that sprint hotspot is running. i have not started it since the day i bought the phone. i have no intention of using it, for now. why is it running and how can i stop it from starting? is it supposed to be running?

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Samsung Fascinate :: Way To Stop Camera From Disabling At 15% Battery

Sep 23, 2010

I love this phone, but I am annoyed that it won't let me use my camera if I have less than 15% left on my battery. Is there anyway to disable this? I appreciate the idea, but if I want to let my battery run out using my camera, then I should be able to do so.

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Android :: Why Does Droid Emulator Camera Stop Unexpectedly?

Oct 28, 2010

I am using Android 2.2 (API Level 8). The camera is enabled in the manifest. When I try the camera icon provided by the emulator model, it runs for a few seconds showing a gray box moving around a black and white checkerboard, then dies with the error message...

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Android :: Auto Stop Of App When Capture The Picture With Camera

May 12, 2010

I am facing a problem; when I try to save the picture, the app will auto stop. but it does not happen everytime.

Next is the sourcecode.

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

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Android : Stop Camera Click Sound Pro Grammatically In Phone

Oct 20, 2009

I am using android's default camera to click images from within my app. I want to stop the click sound that it does on clicking an image. Is there a way to stop that click sound pragmatically?

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Android :: Failure To Connect Camera Service

Mar 11, 2010

I'm trying to write a basic camera app. The problem that I am facing is that it works fine in emulator but on the phone (Nexus one) it fails.

The point of failure is the very first call, i.e. Camera.open(). It fails on the phone saying "Failed to connect to camera service". Any idea what could be wrong? (BTW, I am calling this from my activity's onCreate funtion itself, could that be an issue?)

For the information, I do have the necessary Camera permissions specified in my manifest xml file.

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Android :: Fail To Connect Camera Service On G1

Nov 16, 2009

I apologize in advance for this long post, but it's necessary to show what is happening.

I've been working on an app that works on the 1.6 emulator, but bombs on my G1.

Here is the Photographer activity:

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

And here is where this activity gets called from:

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

Having trouble pasting the relevant portions of AndroidManifest.xml, but I have permissions for Camera:

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

Here's the Photographer part:

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

Also set for testing on G1:

android:debuggable="true"

and working off of 1.6:

<uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="4" />

All this works on a 1.6 emulator, but when I run this on the G1, LogCat shows:

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

And /data/anr/traces.txt shows:

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

It sounds like the problem is a timeout issue, but I am at a loss as to where I should be looking ....

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Android :: Fail To Connect Camera Service

Jul 30, 2010

I had my camera set to this.setRequestedOrientation(ActivityInfo.SCREEN_ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE); and it works fine but if I change it to PORTRAIT instead of LANDSCAPE then it crashes with the following error...

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

The method it crashes in is..

CODE:.........

It crashes at mCamera = Camera.open();

My Manifest file has <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA"></uses-permission>

How do I fix this so I can view my app in Portrait?

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HTC Hero :: Camera Not Working - Message The Application Camera Process Com.android.camera Has Stopped Unexpectedly Please Try Again

Dec 6, 2009

My camera stopped working. When I click my camera application I get the message "The application camera (process com.android.camera) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again". It's just a blank screen?

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Android :: Start And Stop Music On Application Launch And Stop

Jan 5, 2010

In my application i have several activities and i want to start background music whenever my *Application* is launched and stop music whenever *Application* is paused or stopped.

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Android :: Showing Toasts In A Service From Worker Threads With Service Reference

Jun 24, 2009

I have a service running in the background.I have a background thread that gets a reference to the service from the application's main activity.  But when the background thread calls a method in the service to display a toast, I get the "Looper not initialized exception".Why,if I have a valid, bound reference to a Service, does this still happen?

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Android :: Unable To Start Service Intent Service Not Found

Aug 20, 2009

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Android :: Service Auto Restarts On Breakpoint When Debugging A Service

Jul 22, 2010

I am trying to run the sample soft keyboard included in the SDK. I am using the debugger, and the literature says that to use a breakpoint while debugging a SERVICE, I need to include:

android.os.Debug.waitForDebugger();

So here is the portion of the code I modified:

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

I have put a couple of breakpoints, at the statements indicated by the comments.

This is what happens: the debugger first stops at the breakpoint1, for a few seconds. But then the service restarts. For the life of me I can't figure out what makes the service to restart.

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Mar 1, 2009

My service works exactly the way i want as long as i use start and stop and communicate using intents. However my activity needs to change the state of my service as well as retrieving state information.So i thought it would be nice to broadcast some kind of state_changed event from my service and use a binder interface to pull information from the service or change the services state based on user input.This works fine too. The only problem is that my service gets killed when i unbind it just as the documentation says.Is there any way to keep the service alive but still get an interface to control it directly. My activity offers the user a way to stop the service and the service kills itself anyway after it's work is done but i don't want the service to stop every time the activity is destroyed.

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Jun 8, 2010

Are there limitations on file size, or something. I knew which formats I can use, so that's not an issue. The issue is that when I put an mp4 on my Evo, it will show up as a black screen with only the audio playing. Those were with larger files, approximately 1.6gb, and 2.3gb. I did get a a smaller file (about 20mb) to play, although the audio was off.

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Jun 9, 2010

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Jul 26, 2010

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Friends
Food & Drink (yes i take pics of my food lol)
Landscapes
etc, etc...

For this I just made a folder on the root of my sd card and named it "pictures" and in THAT I put all my sub folders, and the gallery detects them all just fine. Today, I finally got around to organizing the pics in each folder. Like the ones in pets, I have pics of my dog, cats seperate, cats together, kittens when they were born, bearded dragon, etc, which were just all in the order I took them. To organize them better I decided to rename them... so I did:..............

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Feb 10, 2010

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May 23, 2010

I got my droid eris last Feb. 2010. I was always able to retrieve my POP yahoo mail, but it never worked like it should. Then one day a couple of weeks ago, it started working correctly, meaning I would hear a notification sound, the phone would vibrate and there would be a green number on the mail icon on my home page. I don't know what setting I changed, but it was working. Then I decided to get a Mail Plus yahoo account so I could store all my emails in my Mail program on my Mac. I set up it up and all was working.

Then the 2.1 software update came through last week. Mail was not working correctly, so I reset up the yahoo account. The phone did it automatically and I noticed now it's using an IMAP and android.imap.mail.yahoo.com server address. I could retrieve my email OK, but again, it did not work as I expected. Now, in the last 2 days, it is deleting mail from my server when I delete the mail from my phone. There WAS a setting that said Never Delete from Server in the Send/Receive setting area, BUT NOW THAT IS GONE!

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HTC EVO 4G :: Delete Messages Not Working Correctly

Jun 28, 2010

Whenever i go into my messages(texts), it loads up fine. But when I go to open any conversations It takes atleast 30 seconds before anything happens. I've tried deleting messages, but that did nothing. Literally nothing. Like no messages deleted. Also, my Micro USB port is being a little haywire. To get it to charge or connect to my computer, I have to hold down the cable, so that it's at an angle. This is the only way it'll charge. This just started happening last night. I've treated this thing very nice, and I haven't dropped it once. I'm thinking about taking it into a Sprint store to see what they can do. I just downloaded the update today, and the hardware version is 0002.

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May 10, 2010

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Jun 2, 2010

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Nov 15, 2009

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2) I have the default screen on the home page. The two "white pages" show the time incorrectly; one hour ahead of actual time.

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Feb 13, 2010

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Oct 20, 2010

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Mar 14, 2010

OK, so I've scoured this site for any possible answers, but to no avail.When I transfered my mp3s to my Hero, most of the artist's names are listed (and their songs when you tap their name), but there is a good portion that are automatically categorized under the "various" and "unknown" categories. However, 95% of all my mp3s were acquired the same way via Lala.I've taken the sd card out and put it in my reader, and then dragged /dropped onto the card and then put the card back in. I've mounted the phone (that sounds so bad!), opened up the directory, dragged and copied my music folder to the card. Each time I've done this, I deleted all the music to start over. This is trivial I know, but for someone that is OCD like myself, it is driving me crazy having to go to either of these directories to look up a particular artist.Any ideas? Do I need a new MP3 player? Should I do something with the MP3s before I transfer?

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