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Allow to detect Ambient mode to switch Watch face display on Wear devices
Handler handler = new Handler(Looper.getMainLooper());
final DisplayManager displayManager = (DisplayManager) getSystemService(Context.DISPLAY_SERVICE);
displayManager.registerDisplayListener(new DisplayManager.DisplayListener() {
@Override
public void onDisplayAdded(int displayId) {
}
@Override
public void onDisplayRemoved(int displayId) {
}
@Override
public void onDisplayChanged(int displayId) {
try {
if (displayManager.getDisplay(displayId).getState() == Display.STATE_DOZING) {
updateFaceDisplay(true);
Log.d(TAG, "onDisplayChanged: dozing");
} else {
updateFaceDisplay(false);
Log.d(TAG, "onDisplayChanged: not dozing");
}
} catch (NullPointerException exception) {
}
}
}, handler);
@robUx4
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robUx4 commented Jul 10, 2014

You can set the Handler to null, unless you do this outside of the UI thread

@gatlingxyz
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gatlingxyz commented Jul 11, 2014

So, I went to add this to my sample app and noticed something. The listener needs to be unregistered at some point, or even after the watch face is gone (switching watch faces), it will continue to call all of the methods.

@alexjlockwood
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alexjlockwood commented Oct 15, 2014

Any particular reason why you are catching/ignoring the NullPointerException here?

try {
    ...
} catch (NullPointerException e) {
}

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LouisCAD commented Feb 8, 2016

@kentarosu onDestroy() is the perfect place to unregister 😉

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