How to Prevent Android os kill process(want app continuously running)


Last Updated: 2013-01-10 09:28:37
  1. amitsharma_ujj

    amitsharma_ujj New Member

    Hello Friend,

    I am developing chatting app in which i have to run my app continuously in background also. but unfortunately sometime my app kill by Android OS. and i have to relogin. Is there any way to run my app continuously in background. Some App is available on Google play which is running in background.

    Please help me to run my app continuously .
    Thanks in Advance

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  2. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    Welcome to the AndroidForums, amitsharma_ujj :).

    I'm not sure you'll be able to...my experience is that Android may kill a background process at any time.

    I have an app that has a background service and all I could do was try to gracefully recover from the termination.

    There may indeed be methods that I'm not aware of, but short of having the app in the foreground, I'm afraid Android might keep killing your background process.

    Maybe someone else with other thoughts or information will chime in.

    Anyway, thanks for signing-up with us here at AF.
  3. myrecek

    myrecek Active Member

    You can consider using startForeground in your service. As the docu says:

    The Service will still run in background with an icon in notification area.
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  4. amitsharma_ujj

    amitsharma_ujj New Member

    Thank for your reply...

    can i have any reference startForeground Services ? i did goggle but not get the exact example.
  5. myrecek

    myrecek Active Member

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