Android is an operating system for mobile devices developed and maintained by Google, Inc. This tag should contain specific programming questions about Android.

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Two devices calling the same servlet, one receives the intended response, the other receives null, but call is definetly made with valid parameters

I'm developing a multiplayer card game (this context only involves 2 players). One player invites other players. Once the game initiator sends all the invites, he goes to a "WaitingRoom" activity, ...
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OpenGL ES 2.0: Highly variable time spent in GLES20.glDrawArrays(). How to find the cause?

How can I debug why the time take to issue exactly the same GL commands to render a frame, especially the call to GLES20.glDrawArrays(), is highly variable even when there is no garbage collection and ...
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My Game Renders Awful In Android Build

I'm working on a 3D Sniper game and have finished the project. When I test it on Windows (7). It's All Fine, not even a bug. But when I take the app into android (Bluestacks App Player), my buttons ...
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Game is responding very slowly?

I have a very simple app which removes buttons and re-adds buttons to certain layouts when a button is clicked. The problem is, this process is taking a very long time. My question is: How can I make ...
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How can I move my button?

I am new to animations in android. I was wondering, is there a way to keep a button moving around the screen, bouncing off the walls, until it gets clicked? I was thinking to do something like this: ...
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How can I detect sprite collisions out of screen?

I am creating an Android game using andEngine library. I have enemies coming from out of the screen into the screen. I already know how to detect collisions, but is there any method I can use to ...
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Android Game Development. Type Usage for Entity Positions

I've recently started developing on Android and have made some basic apps. I now wish to start development on a game project. I have intermediate skill in Java and will be developing with that ...
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Streaming 3d model --> unity android

I want to include a feature in my game that allows me to host raw 3d models (.fbx/ .obj/ etc., not AssetBundles) on a server. The game should download these files, save them to the device and load ...
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My app has no client ID?

So I'm using the Unreal Engine 4 to make a mobile game. I'm currently trying to set up the Google Play services so I can do Leaderboards, Acheivements and In-App Purchases but I'm struggling with the ...
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Implement Candy Crush like level graph

I want to implement road-map like level graph where in you can see what level are you and your friends are on. Just like we see in Candy Crush Saga.For people who have not seen Candy Crush Saga, ...
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Snow fall animation android

I already got snow fall effect from here the main activity for the snowfall public class SnowFallActivity extends Activity { @Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { ...
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Error rendering map android

I'm trying to read this text file and render the corresponding tiles on the screen. The code for reading the map is as follows: private void loadMap(InputStream is) throws IOException { ...
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How do I draw multiple irregular polygons with OpenGL ES?

In this post I was asking how to program a map of a Risk-like game. Now that the map is pretty coded, both client and server-side, I'd like to finally draw the map. I'll try to keep least broad as ...
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Drag and Flick Objects to any position (Unity3D)

In unity, I have several boxes in one cluster. I want the user to be able to move any of these boxes to any position that they desire in the app, and have it stay there until they move it again. Also, ...
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Physics Body editor loader collision detect

In my game I use the Physics Body Editor to add custom shapes to my bodies. In my show() method I use the follownig code to create my Jetski Body: BodyDef jetskiDef = new BodyDef(); jetskiDef....
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Best practices for client-server communication in an online Android game

I'm developing an online RPG game for my "Object-Oriented Programming" module laboratory project. The client part must be written in C#, also using Unity 3D as a graphics engine. The problem is that ...
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Android Multitouch Implementation

I'm trying to implement multitouch in my game but I'm running into problems. Basically all I want is for the player to run and shoot or jump at the same time. I've followed a multitouch tutorial and ...
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Unregister touch sprite when background scene is zoom and moving

I am new to game development on Android, I use AndEngine framework. I'm developing an application with isometric view, at this time I had problems with touchlistener area on the sprite in the scene ...
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error after changing the app name

I have made a game in Libgdx(eclipse).I changed the name of the app inside the string.xml file.Now I have an error in AndroidManifest.xml. in this line: android:label="@string/app_name"‬ (line 12). ...
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Bold black bar on right side of game in Unity (Android)

I am trying to create an endless runner. I have already created a system to generate infinite backgrounds from an array of some. However, on running the game, I get huge black bar on the right side of ...
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resize images in libgdx

I know how to set Image width and height using pixel coords. Is there a way to set relative coords? I want to deal with multiple screens. For example i have 1920x1080 screen size. And i have relative ...
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Andengine app freezes after resuming from background

I have developed an andengine app which works fine except whenever the app goes goes into background. There are 2 issues I am seeing. 1) If i leave the app by pressing the home button and then come ...
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Cross-platform game to be wrapped into a native iOS/Android app

I need to build an app like Lumosity (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lumoslabs.lumosity) that is native app and have some game screens. So the question is: Is there a way to build ...
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Save game on Android keeps disappearing

my company has developed an Android game using Cocos2D-X. Game works quite well except that for some unknown reason, save games keep disappearing. Users report that they play the game for several days,...
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Google Play Games Signs Out Automatically without Internet Unity

I am using this in my game to implement games saving and loading. I have also tried the basic sign in process by using the following start function :- { PlayGamesClientConfiguration config =...
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Efficient Collision detection for polygons (fleet) in an RTS

I'm trying to make an RTS for android using libgdx. I would like to have collision detection to be able to detect ships inside the range of weapons and collision between my bullets and the ships. So ...
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LibGDX music doesn't play anymore after x times

In my App I added two sounds, the first is played when the gamescreen start the second when the game is going to game Over screen. Everything works fine but after about 12-13 games the second sound ...
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Monogame 3.3 SoundEffect play Freezes

After using Monogame 3.3 with Xamarin Android, SoundEffect.Play method freezes the game. I try to convert wav files 8bit mono, 16bit mono no changes. This error on Samsung T101 android 4.0.3 but ...
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Is there a way to capture back button twice in same activity libgdx game

Can anybody tell me if there is a possibility to capture back button twice in same activity in libgdx. What i want to achieve is that if the user press back button once the game pause. if in the ...
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Continous horizontal animation of objects

We have to continously animate objects from right to left in a panel. The player has to pop the first object. If the first object could not be destroyed by the player and it reaches the left ...
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Bullet Collision Shape doesn't wrap Model correctly

i got an object called human and an object called platform. I simply let the human fall down on the platform with a constant speed. No acceleration! The problem is that my collision shapes for both (...
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Having unity game saved to SD card can't run on certain devices but after it's moved to phone memory it works.. why?

A game I made ends up not being able to run (it shows the loading screen but after that it gets stuck), happens on nexus 5, sony experia z3 and I found this happening because the game was downloaded ...
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Libgdx implement 2d drop shadow for transparent sprites

I am a libgdx learner. For an learning application that I am developing using libgdx on android, I need to show drop shadow or glow effect when a sprite is touched. The sprites are created from a ...
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Leaderboard Testing on Google Play Services

I have a shared Google Play Developer account so that he allowed me to publish a game app. Next, I want to know if in order to test the online highscore is to upload the APK and publish it first ...
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HaxeFlixel, Font gets fuzzy android upscale

I made a simple game for android with a small native resolution (320x480). When text gets upscaled it loses its sharpness. Tried having anti aliasing on and off and both results were fuzzy. The size ...
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Google turn based multiplayer automatch criteria

I've set up a multiplayer game using Google's turn-based API. I now want to put some qualifiers on auto-matching and am racking my brain on how to solve this issue... I'm using GetVariant() to ...
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Unity Animator State Freezing

I am really new with Unity, I am making a game, but I am having some problems with the animators, my problem is that I am trying to add some animations to my menu, and also add new characters to my ...
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LibGDX: Why look BitmapFont pixelated on a scene2d.ui.Dialog?

When I use BitmapFonts directly on the stage table, the fonts looks normal (not pixelated). But when I use the same BitmapFont with the same size on a scene2d.ui.Dialog, the font looks pixelated. ...
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Send Message: Object Not Found

I am trying to call a method within a Unity app from an Android activity by using UnityPlayer.UnitySendMessage. I am getting the error "SendMessage: (ObjectName) not found!". I've confirmed the ...
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Export Blender 3D animation to be played by Android OpenGLES

Below code snippet shows the way to export coordinate of bones: def export_bone_matrix(armature, bone, label, file_handler): SystemMatrix = Matrix.Scale(-1, 4, Vector((0, 0, 1))) * Matrix....
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Level Select World Map with layers of images for score and completion

I'm working on an android game that will have a "world map" for selecting which level to play. Some examples of other games that implement what I'm trying to do are: Angry Birds, Kingdom Rush, and ...
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Resize the Texture Region (parallax background) to fit my screen size in libgdx

I am using libgdx to make a running game. I am using vertical parallax background. I have successfully implemented parallax background many times. But for this game, I want my Texture region to fit my ...
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Slowdown in sliding background with Libgdx

I´m new with libgx and i have a basic question. I want an background like an image that repeats indefinetely, and moves down. I did with 2 images and it worked, but the problem is that is very slow. I ...
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How do you calculate the rate of rotation using the accelerometer values in Android for a particular axis?

I am developing a simple game which involves a character moving up and down only along the Y axis. Currently I am using the accelerometer readings to change the Y velocity of the character. The game ...
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How can I use a Seekbar as a brightness slider?

I am using the GLSurfaceView Renderer. I want changes to a seek bar's progress to increase the brightness of a GLSurfaceView proportionally. How do I apply a color matrix to a GLSurface view? Is ...
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How can I transform a group of objects in libGDX?

I'm new in LibGDX. I created group with actors in show method and add listener (where i calculate rotation matrix) and want to rotate all actors from group with batch.setTransformMatrix(matrixResult);...
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Andengine Rotate Wheel with fast acceleration

I have a Wheel sprite and i am rotating it using Physics RevoluteJointDef. Its rotating. But problem is how i can make wheel to start moving fast. It took the speed after sometime like real. // ...
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LibGDX polygon caching

I am developing an Android game using LibGDX and I have big world map made of polygons. I use PolygonSprite and PolygonSpriteBatch, when I render map, I get 30-35fps and it feels laggy. I wonder if ...
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Dragging an object by touching on Android

I am trying to move and object by touching it and dragging. I am testing it on my Samsung Galaxy SIII. I have used the following code. For some reason it moves faster than my finger. It should always ...
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Drawing and rotating bitmaps (with transparency) efficiently in Android

I just started making a game for Android and I'm already having some issues regarding performance. You can imagine the game as being some kind of Tower Defense game with a top-view, and the enemies ...