hidden APIs in Android

by tomei.ninge...@gmail.com » Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:49:45 GMT


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 There are a bunch of APIs that are hidden using the @hide tag so they
are not exposed in the SDK. If I call these APIs anyway, does the VM
actually prevent me from doing that (in dexopt stage, etc)?

I am trying to do a demo so I just need a quick hack. This is not for
a product so please don't tell me to "do the right thing" :-)

Thanks

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hidden APIs in Android

by Fred Grott(Android Expert, http://mobilebytes.word » Thu, 19 Nov 2009 21:54:57 GMT


 Try it you  will not get a compile though..the are not in the
framework jar so it would be a pointless task on your part..

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Android Developer
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hidden APIs in Android

by tomei.ninge...@gmail.com » Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:38:15 GMT


 I tried and it worked. You are right that if you use the SDK straight
you won't be able to compile such code. However, if you replace the
API jar file from the SDK, then you can build such apps with calls to
hidden APIs.

So it seems Android doesn't really try to prevent you from using
hidden APIs (not that this is recommended for production apps) so as
long as you could build the APK file you're good to go -- at least for
the specific version of Android on the specific handset that you're
targeting. For me that's good enough as I was just writing a demo.

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hidden APIs in Android

by Amardeep Jaiman » Fri, 20 Nov 2009 14:42:24 GMT


 which api jar u needed to change ?


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