More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Block Android Intent Broadcasts with ReceiverStop for Xposed
A few days ago, we took a look at an Xposed module by XDA Senior Member defim aimed at allowing users to choose which apps launch at boot. That app works by blocking the BOOT_COMPLETED command. What if you could block other intents from reaching Android’s BroadcastReceiver? As it turns out, defim has you covered for this as well, with his app ReceiverStop.
Just like Boot Manager, ReceiverStop is an Xposed Module. In other words, you first need XDA Recognized Developer rovo89‘s fantastic Xposed Framework (thread) to play. And just like other Xposed modules, installation is a breeze. Simply install the module APK and activate it using the Xposed Installer GUI. Using the app is easy as well. Simply open the main interface, access the apps you wish to limit, and disable the intents that you don’t want the app to receive.
It is important to note that this modification, as with any other that controls the way in which apps behave, may occasionally have unexpected results. That said, since you can always remove limited intents or disable the module entirely, experimentation is safe and easy.
Head over to the module thread to get started.
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