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Rafi4
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For text messages reading

Post by Rafi4 » 10 Oct 2019 14:21

Hi
Is there any way to read text messages using query Content Provider action?
I want to read text messages without going to messaging app.

My thoughts are as below
Trigger =shortcut
Action =query Content Provider (i think content uri as content://sms)

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Martin
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Re: For text messages reading

Post by Martin » 10 Oct 2019 15:24

Hi,

Unfortunately I had to remove the permission to access the SMS content provider on request by Google otherwise Automagic would have been banned from Google Play (I know that some other apps are still allowed to use this permission but arguing with the Google-bot was not successful, see also this post).

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Martin

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Re: For text messages reading

Post by icefox56 » 10 Oct 2019 16:53

So can you make a separate plugin for sms permission and provide it outside the play store?
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Re: For text messages reading

Post by Desmanto » 13 Oct 2019 19:13

If the plugin is provided, it should be done discreetly. Automagic main app should not make any statement about the plugin. As playstore can flag the app which redirect to install additional apk outside of playstore, especially when dealing with this banned permission.
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Re: For text messages reading

Post by Martin » 16 Oct 2019 20:28

Hi,

This workaround seems a bit too risky for me since Google explicitly stated somewhere that working around the limitations in some way or the other can lead to a ban.

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Martin

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