open a youtube page in a webview on android 4.4+ using webchromeclient and play videos in same window

I am creating an android app in which I just want to load a youtube "page" of a user in a webview.So for that there are two clients WebViewClient & WebChromeClient and to play videos we have to use WebChromeClient, but when i load the youtube page using WebChromeClient, my main activity gives me an option to open it in either chrome browser or youtube app but i want to load the page in the same webview.NOte: It is working fine on android 4.2.2 but I am not able to make it work on 4.4+ versionsMainActivity.javapublic class MainActivity exten...Read more

Android Camera force close after capturing on KitKat

Currently I am creating apps that allowed user to take photo and show it to an ImageView. It works like charm on Android 5.1.1 Sony M2 Dual.But on Kitkat 4.4.2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and KitKat 4.4.4 Xiaomi Redmi 2, the camera force close after capturing image.I don't know if this will be useful or not, but I realized that the camera probably force close because after capturing, on those two KitKat device, user will be prompted to accept the captured picture or not, then if accepted, it will be back to my current Activity.Beacuse on my Sony with ...Read more

cordova plugins - Native file chooser using input type file for Android 4.4.2 using VS 2013 Multi Device Hybrid Apps does not work

I need to use the VS 2013 Multi Device Hybrid Apps which should on use of below html <input type="file" accept="image/*" capture="camera" />be able to access the camera as well the other options (Gallery) currently when i add the above HTML only the gallery options are shown (Shown below).I use an Android 4.4.2 phone . I need to get the screen where the user can chose between a Camera/Gallery etc.I have been trying to add this plugin to the Visual Studio by modifying the config.xml file <vs:f...Read more

kitkat is not letting me upload images

I currently am using the default "file choose/image picker" in android to select the image i want to upload to my server. But the file chooser is not working with android kitkat. When ever I choose an image using the file chooser the URI or the local address to my image is returned as NULL. My code works perfectly with other android devices starting from android 2.2/2.3 to 4.2/4.3. What I would love to know is if there is a way around it or is there a custom file chooser or a script that i should be using?Any help is appreciated since this is ...Read more

usb internet option unavailable kitkat - reverse tethering

I have Micromax Canvas A1 (android one) with Kitkat 4.4.4 stock android OS.Mine is an unrooted device & I want to use PC internet for downloading / surfing on my android device.Going by internet posts and videos they say that one should have 'USB Internet' option available in Wireless & networks menu. But I cant find it on my phone. Has this 'USB Internet' feature been taken out in kitkat ?I dont want to root my device yet. Can you please tell me how to reverse tether using USB ?Any help would be appreciated. Thanks :)...Read more

google activity recognition on kitkat 4.4 not working

I have created an application that recognizes activity using google play services API.It works fine in devices with android version 2.3 to 4.3 but it doesn't work on 4.4 (kitkat)!Yesterday I've received the google play services sdk update (revision 14) but the problem persists.Is there anyone with same problem?I can't figure it out why it doesn't work. My device is still in 4.3 and I cant test it.How can I overcome this? Any idea?Thanks.Fernando...Read more

Workaround needed for installing minimum OS 4.4 APK on 4.0.4 Android OS

I am trying to install some APKs which have the minimum OS version parameter set to 4.4.4 KitKat and minimum SDK @16.The platform is the Epson Moverio BT-200 see-through glasses which is basically a tablet.More on the device: BT-200 itself comes without Google Play Store and needs to be rooted and Play Store installed. This part is done.I also tried to install APKs and edit the build.prop file first. Set the OS version to 4.4.4 but got the exception that minSDK versi...Read more