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[Q] [HELP] App developers : What are the factors by which an app identifies a device

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5th January 2014, 07:07 AM   |  #1  
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I am just new to app development and want to know what are the possible factors by which an app identifies a particular device ?
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android manifest has things like min api level and sets permissions such as read state and identify for app
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I am just new to app development and want to know what are the possible factors by which an app identifies a particular device ?

it sees whether the device is armv6 or 7
it sses lcd density too
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Originally Posted by ritikchanna

I am just new to app development and want to know what are the possible factors by which an app identifies a particular device ?

it sees whether the device is armv6 or 7
it sses lcd density too
dont forget to press thanks
9th January 2014, 02:02 PM   |  #4  
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you guys getting me wrong
by that two different galaxy y would be same for that app
I am asking for factors that can distuingish any two android devices . like
1. Mac address
2. Imei number
3. Android device id
are there any more which can be used ???
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by that two different galaxy y would be same for that app
I am asking for factors that can distuingish any two android devices . like
1. Mac address
2. Imei number
3. Android device id
are there any more which can be used ???

sorry i though you were asking about how an app can identify what type of phone it is


imei is the best way - its unique and cant really be faked by the general user (although anything is possible)


mac addresses can be easily changed (virtually not physically)
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