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Kil messenger and notifications
I noticed that if you side load the Android version of kik messenger, even if you have the application closed, if a message is received it comes up as a notification and disappears once you open the message. This is amazing, so would this mean that kik messenger continues to run in the background even after its closed?
Note: i see no adverse affects on battery life whatsoever, whether the app is open or closed
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- 03-13-13, 06:49 PM #6
You can close the app, but the Dalvik VM will still be running, which probably means that the app will turn into a background process within the VM, hence the notifications.
Android apps never really close, or so I was led to believe. You need a task manager to really tell them to stop working. Feel free to correct me if I am wrong.
- 03-13-13, 09:02 PM #7
Since running this version I don't get notifications until I reopen the app. The 22.214.171.124 version from goodereader does do notifications. I find that if you have a conversation going and it is idle for about a day it might not notify you until you re-open it, but this version doesn't seem to notify at all.
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