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Registered: ‎06-29-2011
My Device: Z10 Limited Edition
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Is it possible to hook into charging event?

Hello devs,


Is it possible to subscribe on charger plugged/unplugged event in Blackberry 10? Any ideas? I found this class https://developer.blackberry.com/cascades/reference/bb__device__batteryinfo.html , but it seems like the application needs to be running to know if battery status changed. What if application is not running and I want to start it when charger is plugged in?



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Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: PlayBook, Z10
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Re: Is it possible to hook into charging event?

There are no documented Invocation Framework actions which would allow you to do this. Although the Invocation Framework is capable of launching apps when they're not running (e.g. when new Push Service data arrives, or an NFC tag is read), there's nothing that supports doing that in this particular case or with anything to do with the battery.

You could add a feature request in Jira if you would like to see this in future.

Peter Hansen -- (BB10 and dev-related blog posts at http://peterhansen.ca.)
Author of White Noise and Battery Guru for BB10 and for PlayBook | Get more from your battery!