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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android :: Pull Webpage Or Content From Web Into Widget On Home Screen?

Apr 3, 2010

I have a php web page that will randomize an image that is 158x154. I was able to get the android application to work, but would also like to get it to work as a widget. How the heck can I get a widget to pull information from the net? I got the widget to work and layout correctly with a black sample image. I have tried to look at the wiki sample, but it is a bit too complicated for my little brain to grasp. The data that gets pulled looks something like:

<html><body bgcolor="#000000">center>
<a href="http://www.website.com" target="_blank">
<img border="0" src="http://www.webiste.com//0.gif"></a>
<img src="http://www.webiste.com" style="border:none;" />
</center></body></html>

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Android :: How To Make Phone Call From Home Screen Widget?

Nov 15, 2010

I have a widget, and I want it to make a phone call to a preset number when the user clicks on it. How do I do this? I havn't yet understood how widgets work, so it would be really helpful if you could provide a sample code.

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Android :: Coordinates Of Touch / Click On Home Screen Widget

Sep 9, 2010

I have a widget and I would like to detect position where user click on some part of the widget's bitmap. I didn't found any way how to detect coordinates of the touch on RemoteViews.Is anybody aware of some trick how to detect it. Only idea I have is create layout with grid of transparent buttons, put by widget's bitmap as background of such a layout and to every button set PendingIntent.

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Android :: Trying To Launch Activity / When Home Screen Widget Is Pressed

Dec 20, 2009

I'm trying to do something which really ought to be quite easy, but it's driving me crazy. I'm trying to launch an activity when a home screen widget is pressed, such as a configuration activity for the widget. I think I've followed word for word the tutorial on the Android Developers website, and even a few unofficial tutorials as well, but I must be missing something important as it doesn't work.

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Android :: Facebook For Droid App's Home Screen Widget Work?

Feb 5, 2010

Actually this question applies to any widget that requires data from a remote server.

The answer would be pure speculation, but how do you think the widget gets its data? For those that don't know, the widget shows a history of your friends' latest status updates.

Some answers that I can think of:

The widget polls the API directly
The widget grabs data from some
service that's running in the
background, which polls the server
Somehow Facebook implemented push on
Android which I don't think exists
The widget somehow detects that the
user is using the screen and grabs
the data on demand

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Android :: Launch Activity From Droid Home Screen Widget

Apr 24, 2010

I am desperately trying to get my head wrapped around how to implement home screen widgets. Right now, I (finally) was able to get a button on my widget respond to a button press setting up an intent filter in the manifest.

However, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to launch an activity when the button is pressed. Basically, here's the code i have...

What I really want to do, though, is start a new activity, not display a toast message. I know it has something to do with pending intents, but I can't figure out how to get that to work.

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Android :: How To Launch An Activity From A Widget And Return To Home Screen

Sep 14, 2010

I have a widget that when clicked opens an activity from same app as the widget. When the activity is closed/dismissed via a button, the user will see the full app window IF the app was previously open/in memory. Is there a way for the activity to finish and return to the home screen and not to an existing instance of the app?

Intent i = new Intent(this,RateIt.class);
i.putExtra("com.sporadicsoftware.NetQ.movie_id",aMovie.title_id);
i.setFlags(Intent.FLAG_ACTIVITY_CLEAR_WHEN_TASK_RESET|Intent.FLAG_ACTIVITY_NO_HISTORY|Intent.FLAG_ACTIVITY_CLEAR_TOP);
PendingIntent pendingIntent = PendingIntent.getActivity(context,
0, i, PendingIntent.FLAG_UPDATE_CURRENT);
updateViews.setOnClickPendingIntent(R.id.movie_one_title, pendingIntent);

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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 :: Widget Layout Matched With Standard Home Screen Shortcut?

Oct 30, 2009

With a home screen widget I'm trying to layout. Basically, I'm trying to layout my widget so it matched a standard home screen application shortcut perfectly. Basically, at this point, I'm about ~2px off. Has anyone got this to match up just right? Should I be able to find this layout in the source somewhere? Here's my layout thus far:

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