BootManager

BootManager

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With this app modul you could prevent selected apps of running on system startup. Only apps with the permission BOOT_COMPLETED are shown in the list. System apps are marked with an exclamation mark.
To restrict system apps you have to donate.

IMPORTANT
Your device has to be rooted to install the required X-posed framework: http://tinyurl.com/cd46qco

Description for non-developers:
Each app with permission "android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED" is placed in a (Windows slang) "startup folder". For my 200 installed apps that are about 33%. On system boot every of these apps gets started. Possible options:
- app shows a notification
- app starts a (hidden) service in background
- app exits again (eg user has set an option)
If you disable an app in the BootManager it does not get that event and is not started at *next system boot*.

ReceiverStop
An app still starts at system boot? Android has many other events which could start an app!
Example: Skype has the permission "android.permission.MOUNT_UNMOUNT_FILESYSTEMS". This means, (again Windows slang) if you insert a DVD into you drive, "autorun" is executed and starts Skype.
Note: As your sd-card is mostly always inserted, this could be used to start apps at system boot....

Other triggers are: A BlueTooth device (dis-)connect, connection type changes (2g/3g/wlan) or power adapter is (un-)plugged.
All these could be restriced with my other app "ReceiverStop". Be carefull and do not disable the wrong.

Donator-App & Features: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.defim.apk.bootmanager.donator

Recently changed in this version

Remove notification if app is uninstalled again
New option: Disable notification for new apps
Updated translations


Comments and ratings for BootManager
  • (69 stars)

    by Judah Richardson on 07/07/2014

    The only boot manager I've tried that works.

  • (69 stars)

    by Joey Bloggs on 27/06/2014

    How to unhide ?

  • (69 stars)

    by Asmar Ali on 04/06/2014

    GOOD

  • (69 stars)

    by Meme Mimo on 03/06/2014

    My spec;stock rom, rooted. Just failed.

  • (69 stars)

    by LIPYU S on 08/04/2014

    note2

  • (69 stars)

    by Nott John on 24/03/2014

    Some apps I select not to start with the phone start with the phone. Facebook, Twitter, eBay all start with the phone. I am also using receiver-stop and this also does not stop them from starting. There are some others that start but these are the big three annoyances.

  • (69 stars)

    by md faisal on 17/03/2014

    I love it