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Auto-start at reboot

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*By default, auto-start should not be on. It's allowed for certain types of applications, such as anti-virus and device management application.
 
*By default, auto-start should not be on. It's allowed for certain types of applications, such as anti-virus and device management application.
 
*User can set auto-start on when installing the application and change the setting later on from the application settings.  
 
*User can set auto-start on when installing the application and change the setting later on from the application settings.  
*Auto-start feature has been implemented correctly, that is using Startup List Management API in S60 3rd Edition. See article "[[How to autostart an application on boot up in 3rd- Startup List Management API]]" for details.
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*Auto-start feature has been implemented correctly; meaning that it is implemented using Startup List Management API in S60 3rd Edition. See article "[[How to autostart an application on boot up in 3rd- Startup List Management API]]" for details.
 
*Removing the memory card when application is auto-starting, does not cause anything unexpected and harmful (device to reboot itself, jam, etc.).
 
*Removing the memory card when application is auto-starting, does not cause anything unexpected and harmful (device to reboot itself, jam, etc.).

Revision as of 13:08, 29 October 2007

By default, application should not automatically start itself when device is rebooted. For some applications this is allowed, for example it is not reasonable to expect that if the user has installed an anti-virus application, s/he should go and switch it on manually each time device is rebooted. Hovever, it will improve user experience if there is a setting, which user can use to set auto-start off. When application is installed, it is also good to ask from the user if s/he wishes to have auto-start on or off. This is important from the user point of view as now user has the full control of her/his device and the applications s/he wants to have on.


If you plan to submit your application to Symbian Signed for Nokia, notice that the Nokia test criteria has test cases related to auto-start. Main points to be checked are

  • By default, auto-start should not be on. It's allowed for certain types of applications, such as anti-virus and device management application.
  • User can set auto-start on when installing the application and change the setting later on from the application settings.
  • Auto-start feature has been implemented correctly; meaning that it is implemented using Startup List Management API in S60 3rd Edition. See article "How to autostart an application on boot up in 3rd- Startup List Management API" for details.
  • Removing the memory card when application is auto-starting, does not cause anything unexpected and harmful (device to reboot itself, jam, etc.).
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