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  1. ali1t's Avatar
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    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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    Where can I get a working bar file to sideload?

    I've tried a couple but they crash after the prompt for permissions.

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    I'm running the version from goodereader.com. No issues other than you have to launch it once after a reboot but you can completely close it after.

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    I have been using Kik for awhile with no problems. I put a .bar file in the "Lendo apk to Bar" thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by gman77 View Post
    I have been using Kik for awhile with no problems. I put a .bar file in the "Lendo apk to Bar" thread

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    I'll give yours a try...I was using 1.0.32.0 from goodereader and yours appears to be newer.
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    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.
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    Since running this version I don't get notifications until I reopen the app. The 1.0.32.0 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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    I have been using Kik for awhile with no problems. I put a .bar file in the "Lendo apk to Bar" thread

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