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Author Topic: Android Signage Player - Status Bar  (Read 4096 times)

brani

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Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« on: March 23, 2016, 02:16:01 PM »
Hello Guys,

Have done a quick search but no answer found, sorry if I missed one. Is there a way to disable a top Android status bar? I'd like to get the signage player in the full screen mode.

Kitkat 4.4, Digital Signage Player 3.43.13, MyGica ATV 380 hardware.

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2016, 02:37:19 PM »
You can order our mediaDROIDX which has many advantages: http://www.digitalsignage.com/_html/mediadroidx.html including full screen... OR you will need to root your device and install a 3rd party app to hide on bootup... I think the first is the better option ;)

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2016, 11:55:41 AM »
Thank you for your answer. With all due respect, this should be a feature of the player, not the hardware. Every player has a full screen option, it's a software option you can simply handle in the code: (developer.android.com/training/system-ui/status.html). Little disappointed. Don't see a reason to buy your device when generic stuff from China costs $60. I will gladly pay for this option if you introduce a "pro" paid version of the player and I assume I'm not the only one. I truly like the complexity of the Signage Studio, but this player limitation lowers the bar set by authoring environment pretty low. I simply don't want viewers to identify what OS is the content running on. Just simple as that.
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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2016, 12:51:44 PM »
actually without rooting a device, it is impossible to remove the taskbar.. some flavors of Android (and there are MANY) will allow full screen with hide bar (which we try and do via API), but often you will need to root the device to hide the bar... If you google you will find the same answers...

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2016, 10:03:30 AM »
Sorry, but I probably miss something... When I open my player as an example, it can do fullscreen mode in the landscape mode. Without rooting or extra features of the hardware. You guys are not able to implement the same functionality?

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Brani
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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2016, 03:47:46 PM »
we have it built into our player

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2016, 08:15:21 AM »
That's great news, thank you!  ;) Any ETA?

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2016, 08:50:06 AM »
if you buy mediaDROIDX player its already removed

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2017, 08:50:58 AM »
For those of you for whom 'buy our box!' isn't as practical an answer as they'd like (it's in another country and runs a very old Android version!) I found you can do the following:

Enable developer menu in Android (google it), and make sure ADB (debugging) is enabled
From a PC with adb installed (easiest on Windows is if you have Chocolatey installed you can "choco install -y adb") run:
  adb connect IP_OF_YOUR_BOX
  adb devices

It'll show as anauthorised and a permission screen will appear on the Android box, authorise it
Then run
  adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.status=*

Goodbye status bar :)

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Re: Android Signage Player - Status Bar
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2017, 01:17:36 AM »
derykmarl Thank you!

 

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