Android :: Possible To Put Webview As Widget On Home Screen?

Jan 13, 2010

I've been seeking a way to embed an html widget on home screen. Is it possible to do so without changing the Android framework?

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Motorola CLIQ : Whenever Reply To Message Off The Home Screen Widget - Automatically Defaults To Home Number For That Contact

Feb 21, 2010

This is more of an annoyance, but whenever I reply to a message off the home screen widget, it automatically defaults to the home number for that contact, instead of replying to the same (cell) number that it was sent from. If I go into the messaging app, it works as it should (replies to the same number).

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Android :: Home Screen Widget Size In Normal Screen And Largest Screen

Mar 31, 2010

I am designing a home screen widget. I ran this widget on a HTC Hero device, which has a screen of 320 pixels * 480 pixels with mdpi. It ran perfect on HTC Hero. The widget takes 3 cells * 2 cells space, i.e. 240 pixels * 200 pixels.Then I ran this widget on a Nexus One device, which has a screen of 480 pixels * 800 pixels, mdpi. Since Nexus One also is mdpi, so I though 240dip is equivalent to 240 pixels on Nexus One and 200dip is equivalent to 200 pixels on Nexus One, so the widget will not take 3 cells * 2 cells space on Nexus One device. To my surprise, when running on Nexus One device, the widget take exact 3 cells * 2 cells, about 360 pixels * 300 pixels, on Nexus One device.I am confused. The layout xml above specifies 240dip in width and 200dip in height for the widget, but why did it take 360 pixels * 300 pixels on Nexus One Device? What am I missing?

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Android :: Passing Integer From Android Home Screen Widget To An Activity Opened By The Android Home Screen

Jun 12, 2010

How can we pass Android Home Screen Widget info ( putExtra maybe ) to an Activity.. What particular method callback will handle this one?

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Android :: Home Screen Widget Size For Large Screen Or Hdpi?

Mar 30, 2010

From Android widget screen guidelines,we know that, home screen has 4*4 cells, and in portrait orientation, each cell is 80 pixels wide by 100 pixels tall. I think these are for baseline HVGA screen. How about for large screens and hdpi screens, do they still have 4*4 cells for widget and each cell in portrait orientation is still 80 pixels * 100 pixels?

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HTC EVO 4G :: Best GPS Toggle Widget On Home Screen?

Jun 21, 2010

Can anyone recommend a great GPS toggle that doesn't take me to the GPS menus but allow me to toggle directly from the home screen?

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Android :: Sleep Widget For Home Screen

Jun 29, 2010

Im still looking for a widget to put my Incredible to sleep without pushing the power button. I am using No lock for the ability to use the touchpad to turn on but I hate using the power button to turn it off and leaving the screen on, even for 30 seconds, has to be draining the battery. (I am constantly on/off/on/off the phone throughout the day.)

I would like something I can put on the home screen that when touched, puts the phone to sleep. This will help save my power button in the long run as well. Ive searched and cant find anything.

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Android :: RSS Application With Home Screen Widget?

Apr 26, 2010

What's everybody using for an RSS app? I'm using NetaShare. I really like it, but it's lacking a home screen widget - I sorta wrote about it as part of my top 5 favorites, but I'm wondering if there might be something better that allows you to download and store RSS content on your phone and has a home screen widget.

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Android :: Home Screen Widget Container

Aug 22, 2010

Are home screen "pages" exposed in the API? Can you instantiate and control them?

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Motorola Droid :: Need Widget For Home Screen

May 26, 2010

I'm using helixlauncher and normally the four apps that id have on the default home screen are now in the quickbar on the bottom. So Im lookingg for a replacement widget that I can put there so its not so empty.

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Android :: Home Screen Widget Graphics

Sep 17, 2010

HI took a look at the home screen widget design recently and I tried to deploy a simple widget with 4x1 portrait background provided in Widget.I tried it in HVGA emulator (screen size 320x480 or something) and on Nexus One (screen size 480x800) and the widget seems to be the same size with respect to other UI elements (search widget etc) on both devices. How is that possible when one screen is 320px wide and the other one is 480px? Is the graphics in png format being automatically resized somehow based on screen width? If so, is it better to create the home screen widget graphics to make it perfectly fit to HVGA screen with 320px or is it better to create the graphics to fit the largest screen width possible so it would shrink itself on smaller screens (based on assumption shrinking an image is always better than magnifying it)?

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Android :: How To Add Edittext Box In Home Screen Widget?

Mar 25, 2010

I want to create a custom widget for my application which should be used for doing search internally in my application.But i am not able to place an Edit text control inside a widget.While browsing further i found that Edittext box was not included for creating custom widgets.I was surprised to see google's search widget showing an edittext box.Is there a way to add an edittext box in a widget...?

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Android :: AudioManager Home-screen Widget

May 31, 2009

We just released our first widget to the market called AudioManager, it's available now and free to download to anyone who has cupcake already installed.AudioManager is a home-screen Widget that allows you to get live readings of your current volume levels on your Android phone (similar to your computer's "Volume Mixer").Tap on the screen and you can adjust the volume levels individually for the following streams: Alarm, music, notifications, ringer, system and voice call volume.The widget comes in two sizes, large (4x1) and small (2x1). The AudioManager Console is also available through your application launchpad in case you do not need the Widget on your screen but wish to access all volume streams from one place.Attached are a few screenshots, check it out and let us know. Only tested with Android's default home-screen, however, there are mixed reports of the widget working for aHome and dxTop with the latest versions.

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Android :: Contact App / Widget For My Home Screen

Jun 21, 2010

I'm look for one that I can just scroll thru all my contacts on one of my home screens, you know with out hitting the contacts icon on the screen. Just the way you can do it on sweeter home 2. I'm not looking for one where I can just put my favs on. I'm looking for one that will list all my contacts.

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Android :: Creating Home Screen Widget

Apr 16, 2010

I'm trying to create an icon/widget (1 cell x 1 cell) that can be placed on the home screen of android. The widget will look and act exactly like the other standard shortcuts in android. It will have an icon and under that a label, it will be selectable with the trackball (highlight able) it will be highlighted when it is selected / clicked. How do I go about creating this home screen widget? Do I have to create the widget myself using code/xml or is there some standard xml, style, theme, code that I can use to ensure that the widget will have the same style/theme as the other home screen widgets? I currently have the following.....

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Android :: Home Screen Widget X-y Coordinates

Aug 9, 2010

Is it possible to obtain the X-Y coordinates of a home screen widget? I need to display a pop-up relative to the position of the widget, so I need to get the X and Y coordinates.

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Motorola Droid :: Widget On Home Screen

Dec 11, 2009

I downloaded a couple of widgets one having to do with battery, wifi, bluetooth, and volume I believe... Well none of them worked and I'm pretty sure I uninstalled all of them. However on the most right side of the home screen it still says Problem Loading Widget.. Doesn't seem to be causing a problem but it is just really annoying.

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Android :: Put A Gallery Into A Widget In Home Screen?

Aug 19, 2010

I am trying to create a gallery inside a widget in the home screen ....as i am new to android please do give me guidelines and the source code ...

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Android : Way To Get Widget At Bottom Of Home Screen?

Jul 18, 2010

Find this Widget at the bottom of my home screen? I downloaded it from www.android-apps.com and for some reason uninstalled it from my phone and now I cannot find it again. It's a widget that stores the 5 most recent apps on a "dock" that takes up 4 spaces on any screen.

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General :: How To Add 3rd Party Widget To Home Screen

Mar 30, 2013

I have just downloaded this cool looking widget from google play called minimalistic text.... here is the link if ur interested-URL....

i downloaded and installed it, when I open it from the app drawer it says "u need to add minimalistic widget to ur home screen..when i got homescreen and go to add to home screen page, I only see the default widgets in the widget list but no minimalistic widget...so How can i add this 3rd party widget to the homescreen?

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Motorola Droid :: How To Put Weather Widget On Home Screen?

Nov 18, 2009

This seems a little ridiculous. The droid obviously has a weather widget but we can't add it to our page.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Weather / Clock Home Screen Widget Not Working

Oct 4, 2010

Just me or is anyone elses weather way off, its 2:05am right now in Minneapolis, MN and it says "sunny" and 57 which it obviously is not. I tried other locations from Chicago, to Miami, to San Diego and they all say sunny or cloudy when the sun obviously is not out in any of these cities, then I tried tokyo where it is 2pm rigtht now and it says "clear" with the moon picture and it obviously cannot be dark if its 2pm, so what is wrong with my weather widget.

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Android :: Direct Dial Widget From Home Screen

Sep 26, 2010

I've been looking for a widget that will allow me to direct dial (direct text a bonus!) from home screen. I've looked around online and there doesn't seem to be anything that suits me well. I tried making the "direct dial" shortcuts by long-pressing, but those icons are small and have a little "M" and image of Android which obscures the photo icon. I found the perfect app while searching for other stuff. I've attached the image to this post. Does anyone know what the app is that allows me to place those 2x1 icons onto the screen?

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Android :: Scrolling List In Home Screen Widget

Jun 8, 2010

I am trying to teach myself the basics of Android dev. At the moment I am experimenting with home screen widgets. I would like to create a simple widget that lists all my bookmarks. Somewhere in my googling I read that ListView is not usable in a widget. What's the best way to display a scrolling list in a widget?

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Android :: Dynamically Add View To Home Screen Widget?

Mar 5, 2010

I am writing a home screen widget. Is it possible to add a View, e.g. ImageView, to a home screen widget through RemoteViews? I want to generate the views for the home screen widget dynamically.

updateViews = new RemoteViews(context.getPackageName(), R.layout.widget_news);

updateViews.setTextViewText(R.id.widget_title, mTitle);

updateViews.setImageViewBitmap(R.id.widget_picture,
BitmapFactory.decodeByteArray(image, 0, image.length));

My code is like above. But we I call updateViews.addView(aView), my IDE didn't allow me to do that and give me an compile error.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Beautiful Home Widget Each Screen - Does It Consume More Battery?

Jun 15, 2010

This would apply to any widget. It just so happens that on most screens (all but my home screen) I have the "Beautify Smaller Home" or whatever its called at the very top. I like easily seeing the time from each screen. And I think it looks nice. Beautiful might be a stretch... but I understand the marketing.But the hypothetical question still applies. If I had the "music" widget or the "messaging" widget on EVERY page. Would that widget use more battery than just one instance? In other words, does EACH INSTANCE of the widget poll for data? Or does the process just poll for data and then each widget just repaints itself on its respective screen as appropriate? I need to know! I'm wondering if I disable "beautiful home" from all but one screens if my battery life will improve.What do you think? Are there any hard-core techies out there that can help me figure it out?

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Android :: Removing Widget From Home Screen When Uninstalled

Dec 7, 2009

When my application is uninstalled, the widget stays on the HOME screen and gives an error message "problem loading widget". How do I remove the widget when my application is uninstalled?Is there an attribute in the manifest that I am missing?I have tried asking on the Google Android groups, but they take so long to approve and then it get's lost with the 100's of other questions that are ask that get approved at the same time.I was sure that this would happen by default by the OS, but guess I was wrong.I am catching the "PACKAGE_ REMOVED" intent, and checking the "EXTRA_REPLACING" to make sure it's not a reinstall, but I don't know the actual code to use to actually remove the widget.

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Android :: Instant Messaging Widget For Home Screen?

Dec 17, 2009

instant messaging widget for the home screen?

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Android :: Highlight Widget In Home Screen By Using DPAD

Sep 25, 2009

Is there a way to highlight the widget in the android home screen by using DPAD, and on selecting the widget using the keypad, launches the app for the widget. Where do I make change in Launcher.java or workspace.java??

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Android :: Unable To Launch Widget To Home Screen

Oct 8, 2010

I am following http://www.helloandroid.com/files/xmaswidget/android_howto-hellowidget.pdf for developing a widget. I am unable to launch a widget on to the home screen.When running the application I am getting the errors like No Launcher activity found and The launch will only sync the application package on the device!

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Android :: How To Remove Application Widget From Home Screen?

Feb 3, 2010

I am new to the Droid but totally in love with it. I downloaded the weather bug app. Didn't even get to use it, the download time was crazy so I went to settings> applications> manage applications, then I uninstalled it. But now where it was on my homescreen it has a black box that says problem loading widget. How in the world do I get that off!

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Sprint HTC Hero :: Cannot Delete Widget From Home Screen

Dec 5, 2009

I have a small htc weather widget on one screen that I cant delete. Long press just opens the alp.

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Sprint HTC Hero :: Home Screen Weather Widget

Jan 6, 2010

The weather widdget works fine on the home screen and updates, but all of the sudden now when I click on the widget to bring me the the 4-day forcast it keeps saying "No weather data available".

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Android : How To Change App Widget Size On Home Screen?

May 26, 2009

I'm making App Widget program on Android 1.5 I wonder if I can change my app widget size on home screen . I can set my app widget's size in XML file. But, how can I change it's size after my app widget launched from home screen ? I want to add some button to my app widget that can change it's own app widget size. Is this possible?

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HTC EVO 4G : What's On Your Home Screen - Clock/weather Widget - Shortcut To Sms

Jun 18, 2010

Just curious what is on everyone's home screen. Not the extra screens to the left or right, but the main one.

I'm looking for ideas.

Mine has:
HTC clock/weather widget
messages widget
mail widget
shortcut to sms for my friend and wife
battery widget
task killer
lockme widget
and a folder with my most used apps

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Home Screen Widget Application Not Showing In Tablet?

Sep 12, 2012

I developed an widget application. This application is running in all devices.But not showing in Table home screen widget list.I tried in different ways like

Added attributes like
android:resizeMode="horizontal|vertical"
androidreviewImage="@drawable/previewimage"

in Appwidgetprovider xml.

even then it showing in widget list only if we push the apk twice.

finally i made a dummy activity in may widget application and push the apk now my application is shown in perfectly in widget list.But problem with this dummy activity is it creates a icon in apps.provide solution for making my widget application work perfectly in ICS and tablets.

Means how to make my widget available in home screen widget list when installed

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General :: How To Remove Home Screen Widget - Nexus 4

Dec 7, 2012

I am an iPhone 5 convert with a new Nexus 4. I somehow in trying to learn things have deleted the stock clock app when i was only try to remove the home screen widget. How can I get the clock back?

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Android :: Widget Will Display Contents Of Inbox On Home Screen?

Jul 19, 2010

Does anyone know of a widget that will display the contents of the inbox on the home screen? So that, without opening gmail I can glance at the phone and see the 3-5 most recent messages, sender and subject? I have looked all over the market and can't find anything like this.

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Android :: How To Detect Orientation Change In Home Screen Widget?

Mar 15, 2010

I am writing a home screen widget and want to update (modify) the home screen widget when the device orientation changes from portrait to landscape or the other way. How can I make it? Currently, I tried to register to CONFIGURATION_CHANGED action like the code below ...

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Android :: Making A Phone Call From Home Screen Widget

Nov 15, 2010

I have a widget and I want it to make a phonecall to a particular number when the user clicks on the widget. How do i do this?

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HTC Droid Eris :: Need Clock / Weather Home Screen Widget

Jul 9, 2010

I accidentally removed my Clock and weather widget that displays on the home screen by default. Does anyone know how to get it back. I went to the HTC widgets but I don't see it.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Put Stock Weather Widget On My Home Screen

Aug 4, 2010

How do i put the stock weather widget on my home screen.The one it came with.When i go to add widget and select weather its gives me three options or size.The first needs it on home screen the other two are really small.

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Android :: Clock - Weather Widget - Top Of Main Home Screen

Mar 16, 2010

I trying to find a good clock/weather app for the top of my main home screen. I'm looking for something that will cover 1 layer, not 2.

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Android :: Home Screen Widget Support Auto Rotation

Mar 9, 2010

I am working on a home screen widget. I hope this widget can support auto rotation. For example, if the phone is in portrait mode, I want this home screen widget to be 2 cell * 2 cell on the home screen; if the phone is in landscape mode, I want this home screen widget changes be 3 cell * 1 cell on the home screen.

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Android :: How To Read Sensors From Home Screen Widget (1.5 Cupcake)?

Aug 11, 2009

I am having a difficult time figuring out a way to read the sensor data from a home screen widget. I can successfully create a home screen widget that extends AppWidgetProvider. I can successfully create a stand-alone application that reads sensor data (extends Activity). What seems to be impossble (for me) is combining them into a home screen widget that reads sensor data. The classes that you have to use, like SensorManager, SensorListener all seem to require an Activity which the AppWidgetProdiver doesnt have. I have also tried keeping my sensor data reader in a separate class that extends Activity and then instantiating that class in my widget. Makes sense in my head but no data is ever read from the sensors.

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