[APP][4.0.3+ & GB][XPOSED] BootManager
Run only the apps you want at system start.
With this app modul you could prevent selected apps of running on system startup. Only apps with the permission BOOT_COMPLETED are shown in the list. System apps are marked with an exclamation mark.
To restrict system apps you have to donate. ReceiverStop accepts this donate
This app needs the Xposed Framework
. The framework requires root access for installation. Don't forget to enable the module in Xposed. You can grab it here: Xposed Installer
Play Store: http://tinyurl.com/nfd3ftm
Xposed Repository: http://tinyurl.com/ogfq3t7
My personal intension to create this app:
IMHO the best way to prevent apps from beeing executed at sytsem startup is with Xposed - and there was now module/app available. So i created one
Attached you can find the "strings.xml" file in english. If you want to help translate the app, just exchange the strings and attach new file here. Additional, please attach your email address or send it via PM
Description for non-developers:
Each app with permission "android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED" is placed in a (Windows slang) "startup folder". For my 200 installed apps that are about 33%. On system boot every of these apps gets started. Possible options:
- app shows a notification
- app starts a (hidden) service in background
- app exits again (eg user has set an option)
If you disable an app in the BootManager it does not get that event and is not started at next system boot
An app still starts at system boot? Android has many other events which could start an app!
Example: Skype has the permission "android.permission.MOUNT_UNMOUNT_FILESYSTEMS" . This means, (again Windows slang) if you insert a DVD into you drive, "autorun" is executed and starts Skype.
Note: As your sd-card is mostly always inserted, this could be used to start apps at system boot....
Other triggers are: A BlueTooth device (dis-)connect, connection type changes (2g/3g/wlan) or power adapter is (un-)plugged.
All these could be restriced with my other app "ReceiverStop". Be carefull and do not disable the wrong.
Btw, ReceiverStop accepts also the donate key (from my webseite) of BootManager.
Motorola Defy+ aka MB526 Android 4.4.2 Cyanogen Mod
Samsung S4a aka GT-i9295 Android 4.2.2 Google Edition
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