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Log This
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I have created a very simple but useful application called Log This. In short, it lets end-users get logcat logs (perhaps the app didn't crash - but it isn't working right.) without all the ADB fuss that surrounds logcat. It is meant to be simple for end users and powerful for developers.
It includes pastebin support that makes it easy to paste to your favorite android development forum, not mentioning any names that start with X.

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Log This is an application that can read logs given a provided tag and log level - and send them to developers. This saves them the hassle of having to use logcat on their computer with ADB.

As a developer, requesting the READ_LOGS permission is risky - it scares away a lot of users. Log This uses this permission, but is meant to be used by developers to request their end users to send in debug logs - one app to log em' all.

As an end user, you can install the app and help out your developers when they need debugging on specific phone models - provided they have logging enabled (perhaps via a logging mode).

It also can fetch kernel (panic) logs, as long as you supply the location of the log (a kernel developer can tell you if it does or not - not all kernels do)

This application is NOT optimized for tablets, but it should work on them. I don't have one to test with.

Permissions Explained:
READ_LOGS: Application has to be able to read the logs - the only data read is displayed in the email

INTERNET/CHECK_NETWORK_STATE: Advertising

WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used for building the log file. I leave the latest log as log.txt on the root of your media area (internal SD) so that you can always check it yourself.
I know there is an app called Log Collector already but I want to create some additional features.

Some new features that will be coming soon:
Three Click Logs - click on a file, accept the preview, click send. (file association)

I hope someday this app will be really useful.
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More otpions is always good. Thanks.
 
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Balancing school, work, research (GibberTalk) and this app will be one great task
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My friend and I were just discussing making an app like this. You beat us to the punch and you did a great job at doing that. Will it be okay to include your app in custom ROMs?
 
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Of course! Just make sure it is linked to android market (so it will update itself). And as long as the rom isn't sold for money (I hear some roms are?). Happy cooking!
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Awesome thanks a bunch!
 
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Thanks! This should help a novice like myself.
Phone: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (c6806)
Rom: [LB&UB] C68XX ★ monxDIFIED ★ ZUltra™
Modem: Rom default
Kernel: Dual Recovery
Tweaks: XTREME SOUND MOD
Launcher: Nova Prime


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Yes, but did you hit the "THANKS" button?
Phone: Sony Xperia Z Ultra (c6806)
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Hi,

I'm quite new to Android.
It definitely will be helpful to me when I want to help a developer.

I have a question.
Does this app run itself in the background or do I have to enable it?
Check out www.ETA.com if u want to know when the updates will be rolled out.
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