The service starts successfully but the log message is never output. How do you get a FileObserver working in a Service? But after that Toast, if I take a picture the onEvent never fires. Post as a guest Name. Apologies, this is because I didn’t request the permission dynamically. Improving the question-asking experience.
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I will give you credit for the answer because that fikeobserver have solved it based on my sample code. Oyewo Remi Oyewo Remi 86 5 5 bronze badges. Sign up using Facebook. I may have missed the startWatching method, but either way the solution for me was to use this example: Email Required, but never shown.
An open-source RecursiveFileObserver acts as advanced FileObserver that is recursive for all directories beneath the directory you chose.
Asked 8 years, 1 month ago. When that directory is browsed, the new image is saved there.
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Apologies, this is because I didn’t request the permission dynamically. I think you are missing the observer. If you want to observe sub-directories too Check out this post. Active 1 year, 2 months ago. This doesn’t work for me. It never hits that breakpoint and the Toast never fires. How do filfobserver handle problem users? Post as a guest Name.
This is determined by debugging. The Toast fires for “My Service Started Here is the onStart event I have in my Service. Please see this post. One more thing FileObserver doesn’t observe sub directory.
Android example source code file (FileObserver.java)
When debugging, the onEvent method is never triggered. I actually pieced together my solution from that post you reference but it still didn’t work.
Firstly, you need to create the service that listen for new file entry in the directory. I’m updating the answer to include this. If you want to make your service started on boot, just simply create a receiver that listen to android. Filrobserver the question-asking experience. Unicorn Meta Zoo 9: