A kiosk app is usually an app that forces an Android device to be used for a single specific purpose, preventing the user from exiting it or from using device features outside of the app itself.

In this post I would like to show how to create a kiosk app that works as a browser locked to full sc...

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Making your app a device owner allows you to access some features that would normally require root. You can, for example, reboot the device, hide other installed apps, or restrict access to system settings. You can even perform silent app installs or grant dangerous permissions to apps.

What y...

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The usual way of installing Android apps is through an app store. On my regular phone I've only used the Google Play Store. The Play Store app has one interesting feature - it can update apps without requiring your confirmation.

If your device is only used for one specific purpose (e.g., as a kios...

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Android 5.0 introduced a managed device mode. This feature allows a device owner to perform some privileged tasks often related to device administration, such as lock/hide apps, configure user accounts, wipe/reboot device, or remote updates without user interaction. All this can be done without...

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