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Android Q lacks App Menu #68

jwise-cesmii opened this issue Dec 9, 2019 · 2 comments

Android Q lacks App Menu #68

jwise-cesmii opened this issue Dec 9, 2019 · 2 comments


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@jwise-cesmii jwise-cesmii commented Dec 9, 2019

Basic Information

  • Platform (Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, etc): Android Q (Pixel 3a 10 (QP1A.191105.003)
  • Built from source? (yes/no): yes
    • If yes, source branch/revision ID: Master

Description of issue

App menu cannot be invoked, because no App icon appears.
The app itself runs fine, but the application menu is not visible.

Expected behavior

Expected behavior documented here:

Steps to reproduce issue

  • Build and install the app.
  • Observe that the app launches
  • Observe that no Newton icon appears in the Android system tray
  • Attempt to invoke the App menu by any other method



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@codepoet80 codepoet80 commented Dec 9, 2019

Confirming, that adding a notification channel (per SO article above) fixes the problem -- however, I'm not sure if I've implemented this in a backward compatible fashion. Add the below to the raisePriority method of

if (Build.VERSION.SDK_INT >= Build.VERSION_CODES.O) { String channelId = "EinsteinEmulator"; NotificationChannel channel = new NotificationChannel(channelId, "Einstein Emulator", NotificationManager.IMPORTANCE_DEFAULT); mNM.createNotificationChannel(channel); mBuilder.setChannelId(channelId); }

Also, replace the last line of the method startForeground(0x4e256cc5,; with:

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