Support What is debug mode and mock location?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alphabets, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. alphabets

    alphabets Active Member
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    both located in the development section under apllications in the settings.

    settings>applications>development
     

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  2. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    Those are for programmers developing for android who want to test applications on their phones.

    Debug mode let's them know details when something goes wrong with the application and mock location allows them to pretend they are in another city/whatever so they can test applications based on location.

    I'd leave both off if you're not an Android app developer ;)
     
  3. alphabets

    alphabets Active Member
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    thank you very much. debug mode was checked by default. i unchecked it. i had no clue what they were. thanks again.
     
  4. DreadPirateRoberts

    DreadPirateRoberts New Member
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    So, can mock location also be used to make it appear you are some where you aren't, on an app such a family maps?
     
  5. ashish265k

    ashish265k New Member
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    Thank You for this usefull information
     
  6. AngryHatter

    AngryHatter Well-Known Member
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    No.
     
  7. tkq23111

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    that would be great.my dad could av helped me get home .would be a great app.lets make it.call it get me home.
     
  8. mobimation

    mobimation New Member
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    There exists a Google page for developers how to inject "mock locations" for testing during development. Do a Google search for "Providing mock location data".
     

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