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ShortcutBadger: Maven Central

The ShortcutBadger makes your Android App show the count of unread messages as a badge on your App shortcut!

Supported launchers:

Sony Samsung LG HTC Xiaomi ASUS ADW APEX NOVA Huawei (Not Fully Support) (1.1.7+) ZUK (1.1.10+) OPPO (Not Fully Support) (1.1.10+) EverythingMe ZTE (1.1.17+) KISS (1.1.18+) LaunchTime Yandex Launcher (1.1.23+)

  • Nova launcher with TeslaUnread, Apex launcher, ADW Launcher provided by notz
  • Solid launcher provided by MajeurAndroid
  • KISS Launcher provided by alexander255

About Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi devices require extra setup with notifications, please read wiki.

IsBadgeWorking?

A tool for displaying your device, launcher & android version and testing whether ShortcutBadger works or not may be downloaded from

USAGE

1. Add mavenCentral to your build script.

    repositories {
        mavenCentral()
    }

2. Add dependencies for ShortcutBadger, it's available from maven now.

    dependencies {
        implementation "me.leolin:ShortcutBadger:1.1.22@aar"
    }

3. Add the codes below:

    int badgeCount = 1;
    ShortcutBadger.applyCount(context, badgeCount); //for 1.1.4+
    ShortcutBadger.with(getApplicationContext()).count(badgeCount); //for 1.1.3

4. If you want to remove the badge

    ShortcutBadger.removeCount(context); //for 1.1.4+
    ShortcutBadger.with(getApplicationContext()).remove();  //for 1.1.3

or

    ShortcutBadger.applyCount(context, 0); //for 1.1.4+
    ShortcutBadger.with(getApplicationContext()).count(0); //for 1.1.3

DEVELOP BY

Leo Lin - leolin310148@gmail.com

ABOUT Google Play Developer Term Violations

If you receive a message from Google containing something like this:

    REASON FOR WARNING: Violation of section 4.4 of the Developer Distribution Agreement.

please use version 1.1.0+!

CHANGE LOG

1.1.23:

  • Added Yandex Launcher support. Fixed issue with incorrect default launcher resolve

1.1.22:

1.1.20:

  • Renamed default broadcast action; added Android Oreo support.

1.1.19:

  • Fix multiple home package resolve issue.

1.1.18:

  • Add Kill Launcher Support

1.1.17:

  • Add ZTE Support

1.1.16:

  • Improve Sony Launcher support.

1.1.15:

  • Add EverythingLauncher Support.

1.1.14:

  • Fix for specific class of Samsung devices: with android 5, but without support of DefaultBadger
  • Remove Xiaomi from Badger and add Notification Support for Xiaomi devices.

1.1.13:

  • Fix XiaomiBadger (tested with RedMi Note4)

1.1.12:

  • Handling Samsung badger for old devices and new devices.
  • Try to support newer Xiaomi (Not tested.)
  • Try to support Vivo (Not tested.)

1.1.11:

  • Add OPPO Launcher Support

1.1.10:

  • Add ZUK Launcher Support

1.1.9:

  • Add SamsungBadger back for more Samsung devices support.

1.1.8:

  • Remove SolidBadger, now solid launcher will use default badger.

1.1.7:

  • Add Huawei launcher support.

1.1.6:

  • Add support for new Sony Launchers.

1.1.5:

  • applyCount will return if the Broadcast has been sent successfully.

1.1.4:

  • Changed ShortcutBadger.setBadge(context, badgeCount) to ShortcutBadger.applyCount(context, badgeCount);

1.1.3:

  • Deprecate SamsungBadger and LGBadger, those devices can use DefaultBadger.

1.1.2:

  • Add support for com.miui.mihome2

1.1.1:

  • Add DefaultBadger because some launchers use android.intent.action.BADGE_COUNT_UPDATE to update count.
  • Since the ShortcutBadgerException is helpless. So change api to set badge and never have to handle the exception again.

1.1.0:

  • Remove Android Launcher support due to Google Play Developer Term Violation since 4.4.

1.0.10:

  • Add Asus launcher support.

1.0.9:

  • Add Xiaomi launcher support.

LICENSE

    Copyright 2014 Leo Lin

    Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
    you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
    You may obtain a copy of the License at

        http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

    Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
    distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
    WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
    See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
    limitations under the License.


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the ShortcutBadger README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.