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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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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How to disable notification bar

I've got a rooted Asus Memo Pad 10 (ME102) with Android 4.2.2. I need this tablet in a "kiosk-mode", so the notification bar should be disabled (and not just hidden as in for example full-screen ...
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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 ...