Will Android 11 break Automagic?

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Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 22 Aug 2020 09:14

Hello

I'm running AM 1.38 on Android 10.

When Samsung update my phone to Android 11 will that be the end or will I just lose some functionality?

I think the permissions changes will cause problems.

https://developer.android.com/preview/p ... ermissions

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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Desmanto » 22 Aug 2020 16:52

Only time can tell. From the description, it seems the app must target android 11. Since AM stop already now, so It shouldn't be affected (until some time in the future where google enforce this).
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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 22 Aug 2020 19:19

So the clock is ticking.

Android 11 is at beta stage. It will be a while before Samsung releases it.

I've converted 3 flows into apps. Crude but they work. I hope to have them all done before the end of AM. After that I might have learned Java!

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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Frank16 » 27 Aug 2020 16:44

Oh je, also sogar ab Android 10 sind schon zwei für mich wichtige AM-Funktionen nahezu unbenutzbar geworden. Automatischen Bildschirmaufnahmen sowie Screenshot sind nicht mehr möglich, weil jede (!) neue Aufnahme neu gestattet werden muss - getestet bisher mit Huawei, Motorola und OnePLus unter Android 10. Die Einschränkung wurde vermutlich aus Sicherheitsgründen in Android 10 eingeführt. Mir ist bisher kein Weg bekannt, um das zu ändern. Behelfe mich derzeit, indem diese vorgeschalteten Warnmeldungen mit einem AM-UI-Flow automatisch bestätigt werden. Zudem gibt es noch einige brauchbare Smartphones, die kein Android 10 bekommen.

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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 27 Aug 2020 17:32

Translation:

Oh dear, so even from Android 10, two AM functions that are important to me have become almost unusable. Automatic screen recordings and screenshots are no longer possible because each (!) New recording must be re-enabled - tested so far with Huawei, Motorola and OnePLus under Android 10. The restriction was probably introduced in Android 10 for security reasons. I don't know of any way to change that. I am currently helping me by automatically confirming these upstream warning messages with an AM UI flow. There are also some useful smartphones that don't get Android 10.
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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 27 Aug 2020 17:40

Hello

Action: TAKE SCREENSHOT throws up a warning message
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But recently someone enlightened me about the function:

takeScreenshot()

This in the action CONTROL UI. Unlike TAKE SCREENSHOT you can't define where it is saved or it's filename.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 27 Aug 2020 17:57

Samsung S10 running Android 10 has a screen recorder built-in. Accessible only from the quick setting tiles.

Screen recording via AM throws up the same warning message as mentioned before.
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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by tsolignani » 31 Aug 2020 13:29

I downgraded to Android 9 to have a better Android and keep using Automagic.

For the latter, I just hope someone takes on it and keeps the development, I couldn't use the phone without it and at the worst I would convert to Tasker.

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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Micky Micky » 31 Aug 2020 20:10

Hello,

Automagic and Android 10 is okay.
Android 11 is the expected problem.

Android Studio is the way forward not Tasker etc.
You just need lots of time, eg 12 hours to create a Bluetooth trigger 🤣

Good luck with whatever path you take.

Micky
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Re: Will Android 11 break Automagic?

Post by Serum_114 » 09 Sep 2020 11:40

Just installed Android 11 and Automatic was crashing repeatedly. Once I could get in I began disabling flows in order to find the cause of the crashes. It seems that with Android 11, if you use a broken function, Automatic doesn't report the error, it just crashes. By bypassing some unsupported functions I was able to stop the endless crashing. I can live without what I've removed this far but I've been at it for a very short time.

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