App Widgets are miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications (such as the Home screen) and receive periodic updates.
This would allow to develop business applications.72 votes
Currently Corona does not support the basic concept of localizing the App Title for Android devices. This means you can have your application itself, and Google Play descriptions, translated for many different languages, however the title under the icon (App Title) does NOT get localized.
Support for achieving this is requested as a basic localization support requirement for Android.
BTW - The only known way (untested) is manually via many steps as noted by ingemar here, 1/2 way down first page of comments: http://forums.coronalabs.com/topic/38972-does-corona-support-app-name-localization/?hl=%2Btitle+%2Bandroid+%2Blocalization#entry20257161 votes
We’ve made some changes where this is now possible so we are going to open it up again.
It would be great to implement sms recieve and send feature in apps , i know we are able to send a message but if there is a feature to read sms from specific number in app and be able to save it into inbox or not , please check it out it's very useful in embedded system development45 votes
Implement a property to disable the zoom buttons in webViews for Android41 votes
Is it not possible right now to make multilanguage apk which is accepted as that by the google playstore without hacking the apk. Should be a basic with corona!31 votes
Add support of Google's In-App Promotions22 votes
In order to take advantage of the new firebase features like phone login and performance logging on android, firebase needs to be updated to 11.
Google play services would also need to be updated 11 as well.21 votes
Ability to view videos in fullscreen mode and add controls on video not below video or smth like that.15 votes
Support Samsung spen14 votes
Since Android 5.0, a basic kiosk mode is supported by Android, called "Screen Pinning". This can be done by an Activity to call startLockTask() which will prevent of Home/Task-Switcher keys, until the activity calls stopLockTask() or the user exits via special key-combination and PIN code.
For simple kiosk-mode applications it would be very helpful if Corona SDK could support the appropriate calls on Android.
http://developer.android.com/about/versions/android-5.0.html (Screen Pinning)
the newest target SDK should be supported very fast because Google wants this. It is essential for an app to be considered for a feature on Google Play.8 votes
When we send a user a notification it's essential to see the badge counter on the icon. I know not all launchers support badges but the good ones do!8 votes
The current API (https://docs.coronalabs.com/plugin/gamecircle/index.html) of the Amazon Game Circle does not support the API functions:
These would be nice to have because once the user's "TOAST" popup disappears, it is impossible to let the player log out. Or, if log-in failed for some reason, you can give the player a chance to login manually.7 votes
There's no way to disable Zoom Buttons of the WebView in Corona and this is quite frustrating because they continously appear on screen using Android.
However, as posted on Stack Overflow, there's a way to do it in Java overriding some methods. Explanation can found here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/11901948
Best solution would be to have a boolean property like "zoomButtonsEnabled" to control this.
I don't know if on iOS there's the same problem.
Thanks in advance!6 votes
On Android, for local notifications, it would good to be able to select the title of the notification (currently the name of the app), the icon (currently limited to 1 for all notifications), a large icon/show the large icon. This could also include current requests such as grouping notifications, setting the badge number and allowing notifications to vibrate etc
Details are found at https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/notifiers/notifications.html#Required and https://developer.android.com/reference/android/support/v4/app/NotificationCompat.Builder.html5 votes
Ability to get manufacturer & brand from Android devices via system.getInfo(...).
Basically, expose android.os.Build.MANUFACTURER and android.os.Build.BRAND in the same way you have exposed Build.MODEL.5 votes
As of Daily build 3012, we support getting the manufacturer: https://docs.coronalabs.com/daily/api/library/system/getInfo.html#manufacturer
Implement the ability to access to the
getContentResolver().openInputStream(uri) function at Android.
This is to create a file with an stream. Many apps uses the contentProvider and send an URI similar to:
Need some way to resolver this, and allow share files in this way in android. Not really share, but, read, and receive.
For example: send a file by email, and open with our app.
If the email app uses the content:// format for the stream, need a way to get the file.
Any chance?4 votes
CoronaCards Android can support transparent background!! :-)
Neura SDK has a Corona plug-in - https://marketplace.coronalabs.com/plugin/neura
Our latest version of the SDK needs support for awareness API from the play services
Some android devices drop UDP packets that aren't specifically addressed to them, such as broadcast packets. This makes it impossible to do network discovery services or process data streams that are being broadcast. A multi-cast lock should prevent those android devices from ignoring the broadcast packets.
An example can be found here
We would need seperate functions to create a multicast lock and release a multicast lock3 votes
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