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Archived:Launching an installed application in Flash Lite

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This code snippet demonstrates how to launch an external application using the Application Manager Platform Service for Flash Lite, supported from S60 5th Edition onwards.

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Platform(s): S60 5th Edition and later
S60 5th Edition
Keywords: Service.AppManager, appManager.LaunchApp()
Created: User:Nokia Developer KB (19 Dec 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (14 May 2013)



// Import Platform Service Interface
// Heading of the application
heading_txt.text = "List of applications";
// Create a new Service object which has Application manager data
var appManager = new Service("Service.AppManager", "IAppManager");
// Define the input parameters. In this case the camera application will be launched.
var inParams = {ApplicationID:"s60uid://0x101F857A"};
// Define result value
var outParams = appManager.LaunchApp(inParams);
// Check if launch was a success
if (outParams.ErrorCode == 0) {
text_txt.text += "Camera launched!";
} else {
var errorId = outParams.ErrorCode;
text_txt.text += "\rError: "+errorId;


This code launches the camera application of the device (Nokia 5800 XpressMusic).

Example application

The following sample application has been tested in Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (S60 5th Edition, Flash Lite 3.0).
File:FlashLite Launch

See also

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