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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What is dynamic branching in shader? And How to check which runs on android phone?

Is it simple "for" or "while" in loop with variable? Is it standard term? I have errors on some android devices with "for"-terms. [0020.31] Log: Compiling Shader 0x8200000000_0x3000000000000000, ...
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How do I hide the navigation bar in Android using the NDK? C++

I can't seem to enable immersive mode in android using the NDK. The only code that I've found relating is AConfiguration *config = NULL //AConfiguration_new(); ...
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DynamicBody diving into StaticBody

In my game I want a DynamicBody to dive down into a StaticBody. I set up both bodies. At the moment they are colliding. How can I get my DynamicBody to dive down? Is it going to work with this ...
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Consturcting a sprite bitmap from mutliple partial sprties across sheets

First of all, I am not using engine and this is for Android. Bear with me if I use incorrect lingo as I am not experienced in game dev (but I am trying) I am being provided multiple sprite sheets. ...
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How to customize/disable Google Play service notifications

I'm using Google Play services to make a turn-based game. When a user invites friends or takes a turn while playing, Google will send a notification, but it can't directly open my game (instead, it ...
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Compiler error when building for Android after exporting Oculus assets

I have a Unity project which I'm planning to build both for PC and Android. The project is a VR game. For PC I'm using the Oculus SDK and for mobile I'm using ALPSVR SDK. I was working solely with ...
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OpenGL- Render to texture- a specific area of screen

I implemented FBO on my OpenGL Game. and Im rendering what is rendered to screen to a texture, the problem is that rendering to texture starts from lower left corner. look: what is rendered to ...
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AndEngine : Collision does not make line disappear

I have drawn the line between two sprites and there is a rectangle. When the line collides with rectangle the line should be invisible else the line should be visible. But i am having problem with ...
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Opengl Create FBO- fatal signal 11 error

in my android game, i want to render My scene in the FBO and a texture attached to it, and use that texture later, But When i use glGenFramebuffers i get this error: 07-30 06:17:27.839: A/libc(1338): ...
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Capture what is Rendered in OpenGL

Im Making an android Game with OpenGl ES, I Want to capture what is rendered onto screen By FloatBuffer and save it for later use, For Example If this is the OutPut: I want this for Result: How ...
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NullPointerException in android.app.Activity.onCreate(android/app/Activity.java:874)

I'm trying to get libGDX 1.6.1 to run on Android via Ruboto. So far, I: Generated a new libGDX app using the app generator Got the desktop app to run (Java) Got the android app to run (Java) ...
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Unity - Eclipse Error :Failed to receive dispatch signal. status=-11

I develop game . This Game run directly in unity but it export to Eclipse this error : channel UnityPlayerNativeActivity (client)' ~ Failed to receive dispatch signal. status=-11
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How can I get float values using glReadPixels? [Android NDK es3.0]

c++ code: float* data = (float*)malloc(texWidth*texHeight*sizeof(float)); // or GLfloat float* result = (float*)malloc(texWidth*texHeight*sizeof(float)); // or GLfloat for (int i = 0; i < texWidth ...
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OpenGL - Make two images blend together

I have 2 images that are .png and they mix together, The problem is that one overwrite the other. I know that the draw order matters, but In that case I should redraw the icons 2 times ( there is a ...
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Issue with texture mapping on a spehre using opgengl es 2.0

I have a problem to calculate the right UV coordinates. I'm calculating the sphere by subdivate a ocathdron. What did I do wrong? Calculate UV Points for the texture: private ...
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Sprite drag drop andengine

How to drag an andEngine sprite anywhere on the phone screen? I have written this code in onAreaTouched function of IOnAreaTouchListener interface which is implemented in my activity, but its not ...
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How to draw my android Hexagons in a grid?

I am trying to create a hexagon grid using the Android ’Canvas’ package. I have a working ’Hexagon’ class that when used in a view will draw a single hexagon on screen. The problem is that I need many ...
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Using Cocos2dx with Android Studio

Has anyone got Android Studio to work with Android Studio? I can get the generated project to work with proj.android, and add the NDK path to local.properties but I can't get it to rebuild after I ...
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Android client-server logic for a multi-player game

I'm creating an android "quiz" app. The game can be played by two user in real-time. I'm creating game on server with this design: //node js server //new game request api @game/request/new var ...
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Problems with starting a new game in Tic-tac-toe

I have problems with a new-game method in the game Tic-tac-toe, because after I play a game against the computer, and want to replay the game, the buttons freeze and I can't press them. For playing ...
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Problems with computermove in tctactoe android java

I have problems with the computerMove in tictactoe. I am trying to do a method with matrix, but I do not know how to do it in a good way. I have done an array with button which the game board will be, ...
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LibGDX strange status bar in background [BUG]

I released an app and I noticed that some devices has a strange "bug" which I don't know if it's caused by Android, me or LibGDX. That bug is related to status bar, normally app let you see the bar ...
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Flash Icons do not show up with Android Lollipop

I am working on a few games based in Adobe Flash, and the Air Runtime. In Android KitKat and below, when doing local tests on devices,everything was perfectly fine. However, upon upgrading a testing ...
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2.5D platform Android Game

I am a beginner to game development, so far I just made a top/down scroll shooter with canvas in Android, and I now wanto to make a 2.5D platform game like good old SNES, I am thinking of making it ...
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Why does physics interpolation give me periodic jumps/flickers?

I have seen this question but it didn't solve the problem. I have followed the same steps as in this article. What I notice in my Android game is that my interpolation alpha (or fraction or ...
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In OpenGL on Android, how do I give quads a border color?

I am new to game development and I'm working on a Rubiks cube game in Android using OpenGL. I want to create a cube with black borders, but I can only manage to set the fill color: GLColor[] colors ...
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Android Studio libgdx multiplayer

Does anyone know if it's possible to setup a multiplayer game using libgdx in Android Studio? I've been trying to convert my game to multiplayer using all kinds of tutorials on libgdx & ...
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Android app not installing because of more files in streaming asset folder

I have created a game which contains some videos, I have put them in Streaming Assets folder. The main problem is if the number of videos increases more than 6, app will not install else it will ...
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(LibGDX/JAVA) How can I get a rectangle to rotate with this pendulum so I can start detecting collisions?

One of the objects in my game is a pendulum that swings in a semi-circle. This is done by having an update() method like this: public void update() { angleAcceleration = +1.81 / length * ...
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Sprites not being rendered on screen change - Android Libgdx

In my game over screen for my Libgdx Android game I've the following code which starts a new game upon a screen touch. if(Gdx.input.isTouched()) { ScreenManager.setScreen(new ...
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How to make touch events work in a match three type game

In "match three" types of games like Crazy Kitchen, when the user touches an image, he can drag his finger over multiple images and create a change in each image he touches in a single gesture. You ...
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Unity C# Microphone input in Android different than on PC?

I'm working on a mobile app inside Unity, in which I need to input and repeat microphone input almost immediately.. I've worked it out and it works great when I play it from within the Unity Editor. ...
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Google Developer Console Error message

i received my first crash report of on Google Developer Console yesterday and im completely lost. Did anyone receive this error before and how can i go about fixing it? Any help would be greatly ...
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Google Play Game Services Logcat warning

I'm getting the following warning in my LogCat output. I have implemented Google Play Games Leaderboards which, after some research, it appears this warning is related to.... I would point out ...
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Android: Asynctask causes ANR (very) intermittently

I'm doing some work on an AsyncTask (creating game objects, loading resources etc) while displaying a static splashscreen. The problem is that every now and then, the AsyncTask doesn't run and the ...
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Implement Camera (former: CCCamera) v2 in cocos2d-x v3.3

we want to port camera code from cocos2d-x version 2 to version 3.3 with the goal to imitate the behaviour of a CCCamera in cocos2d-x version 2 exactly. You can assume that values for "eye" and "up" ...
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GdxRuntimeException uiskin.atlas

I have problem when trying to use the uiskin.atlas from github/libgdx. I've downloaded(cloned) it from libgdx.git but it just doesnt work. I get the following error: ...
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Cocos2D texture distorted on android devices

The textuers are distorted (randomly) on some devices (randomly again). The game is working on IOS without problem. Checked adb logcat and I got some errors. Searched the errors but not found any ...
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geometry shader shim for opengl es 2.0

I just have a few months of OpenGL experience, just starting to get the hang of it. I find geometry/vertex/fragment shaders to be very powerful. You have a few parameters that translates into a ...
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Android game programming seperate game logic thread from drawing thread

Ok so I want to know what is a proper way to create a multi threaded game. What I have tried is implement a wait and notify between the game logic thread and the drawing thread, but I believe this is ...
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Cannot draw around the screen after zooming out with LibGDX projection coordinate

I've just started developing game in android using LibGDX. I've follow some samples and now my simple game can draw path when user move their finger around the screen. now problems appear when i add ...
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How to put a rectangle around an ImageView in Android

I'm trying to make a rectangle have the same x, y, height and width values as an ImageView for collision detection purposes. Is there a way to do this?
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How to move the background vertically downward in android?

Try this code: private Bitmap mBackgroundImageFar; //my image private int mBGFarMoveY = 0; mBGFarMoveY = mBGFarMoveY + 2; int newFarY = mBackgroundImageFar.Height - (- mBGFarMoveY); ...
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How to get location of sprite placed on rotating circle in Cocos2d android?

I am developing a game using Cocos2d, and I got stuck when trying to find the location of a sprite placed on a rotating circle on the background. When I hit at a certain position on the circle it's ...
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Posting to facebook from unity3d on iOS and android

I've made a game in unity3d for iOS and android. We have our own server to manage high scores and stuff like that. We'd also like to have the possibility post high scores to facebook, and also do ...
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Displaying and updating score in Android (OpenGL ES 2)

I'm using a FrameLayout where I have a GLSurfaceView at the bottom and a few Views on top of it. One of those Views is a TextView that displays the current score. Here's how I'm updating the score ...
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Unity3D Android - Move your character to a specific x position

I want to move my character (which is a cube for now) to a specific x location (on top of a flying floor/ground thingy) but I've been having some troubles with it. I've been using this script: var ...
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Limiting Rendering in my game loop (Not Game Updates)

My Gameloop (code below), limits the game updates to 60 ticks per second. However, it renders as fast as the device on which it is being run can handle. I'm using a fixed time step in my game and I ...
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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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Moving objects smoothly, bad perfomance

I just finished developing my mini-game on Android and I got some questions about perfomance and generally "how to": If I have 25+ objects on the creeen (just a polygon with 7-8 angles) its starts to ...