Remove/Disable android.intent.category.home

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Hello all, I've been trying for the better part of 72 hours to find out why exactly the HOME intent category is being detected by the Blackberry Playbook conversion tool. MyAndroidManifest.xml is

<activity android:name="myappactivity">
                    <intent-filter>
                        <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN"/>
                        <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER"/>
                    </intent-filter>
</activity>
The only time I see the HOME intent being called in my log is when the home key is pressed (surprise), yet there seems to be no way to actually disable either the intent or the keypress detection. Any ideas?

3 Answers

Are you using the online/web browser tool? It reports things that don't actually exist (if it actually runs). The command line tools converted my APKs to BAR files without incident.

— answered 3 years ago by Stephen Feather
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  • I have converted it into a BAR file using the command line tool, but I don't think I'll get my free playbook if I upload a BAR ;)

    — commented 3 years ago by Abdullah Bakry

  • Um. What do you plan on submitting to them then?

    — commented 3 years ago by Stephen Feather

  • You must upload an APK and then their online tool ensures compatibility.

    — commented 3 years ago by Abdullah Bakry

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Can you please post the command line tool? tks

— answered 3 years ago by Rodrigo Arena
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  • I posted the command line reference above. The tools will be installed when you follow the directions on the Blackberry developer site to install the SDK. It does not put them in your path, however.

    — commented 3 years ago by Stephen Feather

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