Mode in which the users are not allowed to manipulate the device in certain ways, or use certain features or programs.

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Kiosk, Rom + Launcher, need a little guidance

I am currently developing a software for use in the Home health industry, which handles Verifying an aid is actually administering care (EVV). This works with GPS and the read of a fixed NFC chip. i ...
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How do I screen pin an app in Android Lollipop using command-line?

I'm aware that I can go to Settings → Security → Screen pinning → On, and then tap Overview → touch the pin icon on the app listed there and it would be pinned, effectively putting ...
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android wifi battery drain

My android battery is being drained drastically by wifi. It is in my shop, there are many wifi networks available from customers, other near by shops. My shop itself has 4 wifi. What I have seen, here ...
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Android tablet kiosk development

I am trying to develop a kiosk application on android. I am facing two challenges. Once the tablet getting off due to a battery drain. it is not turning on even after the battery reached 100% . is ...
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Android Kiosk Mode

It would be great if someone can verify my current understanding of the Android Kiosk mode: In earlier versions than Android 5.0 there is no comparable function like the Pin Screen (turning your ...
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Android 5 screen pinning for kiosks

When I first heard about screen pinning in Lollipop, I though it would be perfect for making low-cost kiosks that use dedicated apps. Here is the scenario I imagined: The admin would configure the ...
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How to set Kiosk mode in Chrome

I'm trying to set the --kiosk and the --kiosk-printing flags in Chrome on my Galaxy Tab 10.1. All the instructions that I can find here and elsewhere tell me to go to chrome://flags and set the flag ...
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Limited home screen

I need to get a company tablet for operators to use at home to check some data while away from company. Since I don't trust them much, I would like to allow only a few apps to be ran on the android ...
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How can access on an android device be restricted to applications or widgets on the home screen only?

This is a rooted Nexus 7 with 4.4.4 (factory image from Google). I'd like to restrict access to anything that's not on one of the home screens. Apps and widgets on one the home screens should be ...
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How to enable task locking in Android 5.0 production devices

This StackOverflow question explores how to enable a device owner app, and thus kiosk mode, in the Android L developer preview. As the method requires a userdebug build of Android, rooting the device, ...
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Permanently disabling Galaxy S3's calling and SMS [duplicate]

I've procured myself a Galaxy S3 and I intend to mess with it. I'd like to have a phone that runs one app and one app only (mine). I want to disable calling, texting, app installs. Come to think of ...
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Questions about rooting a tablet device for making kiosks

My company's looking at the option of using Android tablet for making kiosks. The thing is, the majority of the native settings must be blocked from the user, and very limited apps and utility will be ...
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Automatically runs Dolphin Browser on boot up

I am new here. I have some android sticks. I use them to run a kiosk. That is some kind of newspaper on a big screen. I runs in the dolphin browser. I want that my clients just have to power on the ...
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how to restrict the user to access only my application in the tablet?

We are giving tablets to our customers with our own app installed in it. I only want the customers to work with our app only. I don't want them to watch video in youtube or chat with whatsapp. How do ...
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Convert Tablet into idiot-proof PC monitor

I'm working on a new classroom space at a small college. The goal is to have a fully wireless lecturn for the instructor. That includes power cables: everything must be battery powered. This means ...
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How to Block installing another app in android devices?

I want an Android device like mobile phones with no mobile features in it like no camera,no calling facility no sound nothing... I just want a touchscreen device with android operating system so that ...
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web browser exits after a few hours

I wanted to use an Android tablet for a browser-based info frame, displaying an autorefreshing page. I installed a program that disables screen timeout / blanking, I set the webpage as the homepage, I ...
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Is there an empty/clean version of Android for tablets?

All I want is a tablet that only runs one application (developed by me) on startup. Is there a "clean" version of Android that I can use for this? By clean or empty I mean an OS without all the ...
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How to customize/build (from scratch) the android emulator for kiosk?

I'm trying to build the android system (4.2.2) from scratch for a kiosk and am testing with the emulator. Following the general instructions on this blog, ...
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Getting rid of Status Bar on 4.1

I need to get rid of the system bar on Android 4.1 tablets since the tablets will be in a commercial/retail environment and be used for business. My app will be the only app used on the tablet and it ...
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Only give access to one application(full screen) [duplicate]

I am considering using tablets for use with clients at my job and I was just wondering if there is anyway to lock users into one application. Just for theoretical purposes the application could be as ...
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Automatic video on boot

I want a video file to be open automatically on my LG tablet when it boots. Is there any app or setting in Android? There is a video presentation that I am sending to my clients and all I want is ...
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Removing Gmail app for guest device in my home

I recently picked up an HTC One V phone for practically free. I want to use it as a "media device" in my home. I have it hooked up to a dock and would like to have Netflix/Pandora/Play Music (linked ...
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How to exit surelock

I am using the SureLock application on an SGS3, however I want to exit the app. I do not have the password to unlock it and I do not want to uninstall the app.
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Radical Android customization

I have a need to setup a touch screen GUI for a booking system and I am exploring Android as a option to accomplish this. Some crucial things I need to know are: Can I customize an Android based ...
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Android as HTML5 kiosk/appliance

What's involved in transforming a rooted Android device (in my case, a Nook Touch) into a real HTML5 kiosk? Meaning: The user never sees any part of the Android OS GUI elements; the screen is always ...
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Is there an application / ROM that allows me to set the phone to “Guest” mode which I can configure?

I would like to be able to set my phone into Guest mode so people using it will not be able to "abuse" it while I give it to them. Example of usage: Child mode - prevent editing settings, making ...
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Samgsung Galaxy Tab mass deployment

Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Android 4.0.3 We are about to deploy 70 Samsung Galaxy Tabs for users who will be allowed only to use web browser to access document library. We created a Joomla ...
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Single application tablet possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make run only a single application with all other application stopped? Background: I would like to create a weather station alarm clock from an Android Tablet. ...
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Child-proofing an Android phone?

Is there a way (an app, or a special launcher, a set of apps with instructions) that allows turning an Android phone into a child-proof "only call parents" one? Here are my main requirements (and ...
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Deny the installation of apps or add new accounts (kiosk mode)

I have a tablet that I want to give to people to go on the internet, but I don't want them to mess with it (install/unistall apps, add new accounts, change relevant options, etc). Is there a way to ...
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Can I schedule a night restore/wipe? Or other management solution

I (will shortly) have a small (5-10) android tablets for use in my school. I want them to automatically wipe clean at the end of each day (specifically, remove any user data, even more specifically, ...
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Securing a young child's tablet

My wife has decided to get the kids a set of android tablets for christmas. These are Coby Kyros 4GB wi-fi only models. The kids are ages 6-10 so I don’t particularly want to let them have free ...