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Android Widget Tutorial: Creating a screen-lock Widget in a few steps

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

hasCode Android Widget Tutorial Logo In today’s Android tutorial we’re going to take a look at Android’s Widget API and how to make a widget interact with a service using intents.

We’re going to create a fully functional application that allows us to enable or disable our smartphone’s screen lock settings using a widget that can be placed on our  home screen.

Finally I am going to show how to use a smartphone to test and debug our application and connect it to the IDE.

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