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I have a Noontec A9 Android Smart Box TV thingy that needs to play a video on loop for a very long time.

I found multiple apps that can do this but I am looking for one that will start playing the video as soon as the app starts.

The device is going to be placed in a duty-free area. The problem is that between 12 and 6 AM the power is switched off so the player will turn off and on in the morning. Using Automateit I can start an app at boot but I just cannot find one that will auto play the video.

Any idea on what I should do? Maybe another solution? The device is rooted.

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Hi, I' don't have a solution for your problem but I' would love to get a screenshot of AutomateIt running on Smart TV :-) –  Muzikant May 23 '12 at 8:43
    
@Muzikant I will make one screenshot. But this is not the SmartTV, is the Noontec A9 Android Smart Box TV –  Chris Ghenea May 23 '12 at 11:37
    
posted my question here android.stackexchange.com/questions/36794/… –  charicepost Jan 3 '13 at 15:21

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First, make that video player default for video files. Then, use Tasker to Open File on boot. Open File action can be found in File action category. Device Boot context can be found in Event ~> System category.

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Check out "Video Kiosk" from http://www.burningthumb.com/

I'm using this app in a similar application, the app starts automatically after the booting and is very reliable.

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New member, two posts, both touting the same product. Are you here for the right reasons? –  Al E. 3 hours ago

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