Android apps in background after [not relevant]

asked 2014-07-15 22:12:17 +0200

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updated 2014-07-30 17:42:52 +0200

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Before all Android apps were executed in the same 'window' so only the visible app ran in foreground and all other apps ran in background which may have an important effect on some Android apps. E.g. some messaging apps only send notifications when in background. Additionally apps use less resources when in background.

Now in tahkalampi each Android app runs in its own cover. This is great for usability, but are apps still put into background mode? If yes, are all apps put international background mode when minimized or does the last used remain in foreground mode?

I'm asking because I have the impression that the XMPP messenger Conversations doesn't behave like being in background or daemon/ service mode as it still uses much CPU resources and doesn't notify properly when having new messages.

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Telegram does not play any sound to notify any new messages, but there is a notification,but only in the notification area. Line doesn't shows any new message until is oppened. Any solution ?

niuran ( 2014-07-15 22:43:46 +0200 )edit

a suggestion: the dalvik layer should recognize when the app is minimized into a cover and treat that like it is in "background". that has the side effect that android apps get "frozen" when in cover mode. - so don't expect video player to keep playing.

I would go on to further suggest perhaps to have an option in System to configure this behaviour - you can choose to allow android apps to recognize when it is in the background or not.

droll ( 2014-07-16 04:05:04 +0200 )edit