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Questions tagged [auto-start]

For questions about applications designed to automatically run e.g. as soon as the device is started.

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Disable autostart on boot [duplicate]

Is there any way to disable autostart apps at boot time? I need to disable some of them (not all) like Facebook, etc to get quicker boot time. I'm asking how to do this on Android 9.0.
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Why are apps given the right to run whenever they want even when they keep the phone awake?

This question is quite related to (and could end up being closed as a duplicate of): How can I stop applications and services from running? I would probably just comment there to get clarification ...
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(Android TV) Launching a StrongSwan VPN profile on boot?

Trying to launch a StrongSwan VPN profile on boot... How can I do ? Didn't find anything about that in StrongSwan documentation... Many thanks for your advices! Pierre
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How to run an app on startup in background

How to run an app on startup in background? For example glasswire, kaspersky run in startup, as well as show in top In notification bar tray. I want to run Gom audio in background when start up & ...
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Harware running Android nog opening apps in reboot

I bought a 4g walkie talkie that is running Android. The device is lacking a screen, so I am using “total control” to mirror the device and install an app called “Zello”. This is all working fine, but ...
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How to disable autostart of an app on LineageOS 14?

LineageOS used to have a function in the settings to activate and deactive the auto-start of apps inside Settings -> Apps if I recall correctly. I no longer find it in any setting option. I'd like to ...
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Android TV autostart script

I want to run a script after booting from a Android TV box (Xiaomi Mi Box) I tried a lot but nothing works. Is there any option to 'activate' an init.d folder?
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how to protect access to my apps and/or data automatically?

I want to lock access to my apps and I installed an app (Applock), which works properly only after being manually opened. I need some solution which lets me being protected from having my data shared ...
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How do I disable this prompt?

Every time I boot my phone, I get a message about not having a cellular carrier. I only use my phone for gaming, so I select "No". Selecting "yes" leads me into something where I might select a ...
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Open app on device startup

I have a cheap android tablet that I want to use behind some 2 way glass. So I want it to display a webpage on startup. If possible it would be better if it also could run a webserver with PHP, msql ...
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'Ok Google' auto launch “randomly”

My phone is a Motorola Moto G3. Sometimes, when I'm not using it, 'Ok Google' feature auto launchs and records my voice. I think it could be a bug. Is any workaround to prevent that and not disable ...
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Find a list of all apps that launch at boot time

I am using Android 5.1.1 (EDIT: 6.0.1 now) in a Samsung J7. I want to get a list of apps that launch at boot time1. What are the alternative clear ways of identifying such list? (preferably native ...
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Unwanted Background and Auto-start Apps [duplicate]

My android device is 4.4.2 and it’s rooted. To manage auto-start app, I installed Clean Master and allowed it for root access. Also I stopped many apps that start automatically. To manage start-up ...
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Auto-start and Closing Apps

My android device is rooted and its 4.4.2. To control auto-start app, I installed Clean Master and allowed it for root access. I stopped many apps that start automatically. To control start-up app, I ...
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Android Launcher Loading Problem

I'm desperate, otherwise I wouldn't post this long type of post on this forum, cause whenever I have a problem, I just search it on Google and 99% of cases I find the solution, but this time, I'm ...
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Start an app on start up without root [duplicate]

I have android lollipop 5.1.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I would like to have an app start with my smartphone's boot. It's a call recorder app (automatic call recorder). How can I do that? Is that ...
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how to mount permanently in Android

I've successfully mounted my router device's sdcard on '/mnt/routersd' as follows : #!/system/bin/sh su -c 'busybox mount -o remount,rw /' su -c 'mkdir -p /mnt/routersd' su -c 'busybox mount -o ...
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Modification of `playlpm` file causes shutdown instead of rebooting

Modification of playlpm file causes shutdown instead of rebooting my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9192. Updated playlpm reboots the phone after typing the terminal command "playlpm" when Android OS is ...
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Can Android app run without being launched at least once?

As much as I know, most apps won't ever start, unless you launch them at least once (even if they have a background service). But what about those, that for example, have the Receive Intent Boot ...
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How to run a script on boot in CM12.1?

Most questions I can find related to this are dated 2011 and thereabouts, so perhaps it's not too surprising that things have changed since. I've tried a whole bunch of things, with no results ...
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Best to block autostart apps, or let them run at boot time?

When Android was still a baby green robot, I would go through all user-installed apps (not system apps), and turn off autostart privileges on most of them. This would make the Android device boot ...
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How can I stop yahoo starting up (trying autorun manager by mob)

Yahoo mail is starting automatically How can I stop it from doing so? I have tried autoruns MobiWIA - AndRS Studio https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rs.autorun&hl=en which ...
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Open an app on startup/after booting

I need to force a selected application to start up each time my Android-based device is (re)started. Is there anything I can use (configuration setting, external application etc.) to accomplish this ...
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Auto-start slowing me down [duplicate]

My ASUS tablet runs slow. I've stopped using active desktop backgrounds, uninstalled apps that I don't use and changed the animations, but nothing seems to solve the problem. My memory is reporting at ...
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How do I disable an app from running at startup [duplicate]

I have a genymotion virtual device which has an app which runs at startup which make the device crash giving me no access to the device. How do I disable the app from my computer. (I am using virtual ...
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Is there an autorun or scheduler?

I have an s3 mini. It has an app called "My Galaxy" - a marketing adware kind of thing. It runs without me launching it. How is that done? Is there a scheduler somewhere that launches this app? ...
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In terminal-ide how do I get telnetd to start automatically whenever the device turns on?

I think terminal-ide is the best thing since sliced bread but I am not sure how to get the telnetd to start automatically.
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Android applications automatically turning on when wifi is toggled on

First of all, I have permission management installed on my custom rom and this prevents apps from randomly starting up during boot. However, I have noticed that this is not enough to prevent some ...
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Android Mini-PC: How to Autostart for Public Display

I have an MK808 Android mini PC which I want to use for a public display. I can open a browser OK and get the page I want, but when power fails I have to manually open that page again. I dont want ...
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Suppress “autoplay” when external USB drive connected

On some phones, when an external USB drive is connected to the phone, there is sort of an autoplay function where it automatically brings up the "My Files" screen. Is there a way to suppress this? ...
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How can I auto-end the media process on Android?

Media is consistently topping the list for battery usage at 80%+. I can go and force stop it, but it restarts by itself, when I use things such as camera or download things etc. Task manager does ...
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How to Remove Autostart for Certain Apps? [duplicate]

is there any way you can install an app (for instance WhatsApp) on Android 4.2.1 ICS but at the same time remove its autorun properties sothat it becomes a standalone app and ONLY uses memory, ...
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Bypassing a software that loads on startup [duplicate]

I recently acquired a Motorola Droid XYBoard loaded with GoPago. This software starts up immediately and I was wondering if there is a way to either bypass it or access the operating system around it.
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Stop Applications Loading [duplicate]

How can I stop so many applications loading, and slowing down the system. When I clear the Ram I usually see that at least 16 applications have been running. What for?
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How to avoid application autostart when a usbdrive is plugged to tablet

When I plug a USB drive to my Samsung tablet (using USB connection kit), my Android 4.0.4 automatically starts the Archive application, in order to see which is the content of the pen drive. The same ...
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I need remote access to my MyTouch 3G Slide using a web interface with no access to the phone

I have a MyTouch 3G slide that is currently in Missouri and I am in North Carolina. I have my Google Play account information and access to a PC. The phone is not password locked but it is plugged ...
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How to automatically launch android Acess Point on startup?

My Galaxy S with the Samsung Android built on it offers me the option the run the phone as a W-LAN acess point that connects to the internet via mobile data. I would like to configure the access ...
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Howto avoid autostart of an app (non-rooted)? [duplicate]

I now and then use an app that is written to autostart on every boot of the device. This is pretty annoying since I don't use it that much. How can I stop it ? I know there is an "Autorun Manager" ...
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Video Player in Galaxy Note 10.1 keeps starting itself when connected to computer through USB

The Video Player app that came with Galaxy Note 10.1 will start at the background when connected to a Windows computer through USB. And there's no option in that app to disable it. It always appear in ...
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How to have unused apps not take up resources

Is there a way I can have unused apps not take up resources? Especially Internal memory and other resources not on Sd card. I am already using Link2SD to move what I can to SD. I know you can back ...
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How can I stop applications and services from running?

When my phone starts up there are several application/services running in the background that I would rather not. And when I press the Home button while using an app, that app usually goes into the ...
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Is there a way to permanently turn off Google Maps until needed?

Google maps seems to have an insane amount of Intents registered for it, as well as other ways of being started. Since this is a pretty resource hungry app (especially memory wise), I would very much ...
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Applications keep restarting [duplicate]

Whenever I'm done with an application, I always exit using the back button. Somehow applications like Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, Videos, Email, Google Maps, etc keep restarting on their own. I have ...
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How do I configure which programs autostart when connecting to the internet?

Right now skype starts, email clients send/receive. I really don't want skype to start and login when I connect to 3G, but it's OK if I connect to wifi. How do I configure which programs autostart ...
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How do you prevent pre-installed (unremoveable) Android tasks/apps from ever starting without rooting your phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop applications and services from running? Some apps are necessary for notifications. For example, without the facebook process, there'd be no facebook ...
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How to Stop Applications & Services from Starting on Boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop applications and services from running? I know how to kill running applications and services via Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > ...
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Is there any way to let Facebook run only when I want?

Is there any way to let the Facebook app run only when I want to use it and really close it when i don't need it? I've already disabled it with autostarts, moved to sd, yet it is still running 24/7. ...
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Launch app on start (even SD card apps)

I'm pretty sure (despite of haven't seen them) that there are a few question about running some app when you turn on the phone. But I want a something a little more complex here. I have a few apps to ...
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how to identify and change apps which are set as startup items [duplicate]

I am coming from Windows back-ground (never used Linux), and HTC Wildfire is my first Android phone. I can see that many app like Facebook for HTC Sense, Flickr, Footprints, Friend Stream, Gmail, ...
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Android 2.2 - How to see applications that run at start-up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent applications from running on startup? Hello! Is it possible to see which applications are set to run at startup? For example, the idiots at Yahoo made the ...