HoverStarter is a very simple Android app built with the Hover SDK. Use it as a starting point for your own code, or to troubleshoot setup and installation issues.
- A Hover account
- Basic familiarity with GitHub and Android Studio
You can sign up for a Hover account for free if you don't already have one.
How to use HoverStarter
1) Configure a simple action
From your Hover dashboard, configure a simple test action. Check balance or check own phone number often work well. Save your action and note the action ID for use in step 3.
2) Create a new Android Studio project.
Clone this repository and import it into a new Android Studio project. In the app level build.gradle, change the
com.usehover.hoverstarter to a name of your choice, eg.
Note: This will allow you to build the starter app quickly, but if you want to use this repository as the basis for a real app you should refactor to change the package name.
3) Create an app
From your Hover dashboard, create an app and give it a name of your choice, eg. "Hover Starter". Use the
applicationId from step 2 as the package name. Save the app and note the API token.
In AndroidManifest.xml, replace
"YOUR_API_KEY" with the token you just created. Then open MainActivity.java and add your action ID from step 1 to the
4) Build and run
Build and run the app. Tap the "REQUEST PERMISSIONS" button first and follow the prompts. Finally, tap the "RUN ACTION" button to run the test action.