Tag Archive for 'start'

Android Service SecurityException when starting

Start service always this way:

context.startService(new Intent(MusicService.ACTION_PAUSE, null, context, MusicService.class));

Hide Android soft keyboard when Activity starts

If you have an EditText on your Activity layout, you might encounter on real devices, that the soft keyboard annoyingly shows up.
The easiest solution to hide it, is to set soft input mode in Activity.onCreate method:
this.getWindow().setSoftInputMode(
WindowManager.LayoutParams.SOFT_INPUT_STATE_HIDDEN);