[Android-development] What is the purpose of QtServiceActivity in Qt 5.7?

BogDan bog_dan_ro at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 25 16:31:33 CEST 2016

QtServiceActivity will allow you to create services which are meant to run in background for a long time without being killed.I'll try to write a blog on this matter soon.

    On Monday, April 25, 2016 5:19 PM, Jason H <jhihn at gmx.com> wrote:


> Sent: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:20 AM
> From: "Fabrice Salvaire" <fabrice.salvaire at orange.fr>
> To: "android-development at qt-project.org" <android-development at qt-project.org>
> Subject: [Android-development] What is the purpose of QtServiceActivity in Qt 5.7?
> Dear all,
> Do you know if Qt 5.7 provides some helpers to develop android service? 
> Is there some documentation on the web about this?
> I found this
>  * https://wiki.qt.io/New_Features_in_Qt_5.7   Mobile platforms : 
> Android: Qt can now be used to easily create Android Services.
>  * and few doc there https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/149627/
> I am developing a foreground service using notification.

I don't know what you mean by a "foreground service"? Services don't have GUI, and therefore can't be in the foreground.
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