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  1. funkylogik

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    Sorry i couldnt think of a better title lol.

    The problem: i bought a nexus 7 for me and the wife for xmas and she still tries to say that it was a selfish purchase and that its MY tablet.

    The reality: she has her own user account. Her phone is a rubbish windows phone. She uses the tablet a LOT more than i do.

    What i need: an app that will time how long the screen is on, will survive a reboot and be an ongoing timer. I want to put it on her and my user accounts and show her just how much more she uses OUR tab than me :D
    The multi-user thing doesnt matter since we both have our own user account. Just need an app to record screen on time.
    Thanks guys :beer:
     

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    Lmao! :D:beer:
     
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    Cheers Hiredgun ill check that out mate :beer:
    Lol Oldcoastie when i see a serious argument coming thats EXACTLY what i do but this one is just fun :) (as long as im right) :p
     
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    Curious to know if it works out Laddie, let us know!
     
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    Threads like these come up from time to time. Lats do everyone a favor and dispense with the marital advice, and focus on the problem to be solved please.:)
     
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    So i finally got hold of the tab long enough to try it and it seemed perfect but it puts an overlay on the screen which is kinda annoying.
    Thanks for the suggestion though mate :beer:
     
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    Nothing worse than the pressure of a clock in your face ticking away, lol. Now that we know the theory works, I'll see if I can find another one without the annoying clock!
     
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    Thanks mate. I had a look but couldnt find anything.
    Yeah it would be better if you had to open the app to see the timer.
    I wana hide it in her app drawer and move it to the system partition so she cant uninstall it :D
     
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    These are certainly hard to find, I think the app people don't want us realizing how much we actually spend on these things, lol. But I think I found EXACTLY what you are looking for if you want to hide it because it's actually a good old parental control app!! This is taken directly from the description of the app.
    "Screen Time is a parental control app that allows you to monitor and manage the time spent on your family's tablets and phones.Screen Time is not as invasive as many of the parental control apps available. This makes it ideally suited to families with older children and teenagers, as well as younger children. It runs in the background monitoring usage, and provides you with an easy way to check up on usage, and add any daily time limits and curfews you feel might help.You can view daily totals, time spent on an app for a particular day, and also view ... time management"

    Does that sound like a winner or what???? Even I' m excited about it now, lol. Here is the link for the Play Store, just be sure and keep us posted, lol.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.screentime
     
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    That's pretty much a safe bet. /nods
     
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    Nice one Hiredgun. Cheers mate :beer:
    Ill try it tomorrow. The curfew part adds a new dimension to my sneaky plan lol :D
     
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    Those are the best kinds of plans!!! Lol.
     

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