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Verify that Bouncer home screen shortcuts are not lost after app update




Firefox for Android
2 years ago
2 years ago


(Reporter: sebastian, Unassigned)


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2 years ago
I just saw that the bouncer has a slightly different launcher configuration. This could lead to the same issues like we saw in bug 1268455. Updating from the bouncer to the real app could potentially remove home screen shortcuts.

Comment 1

2 years ago
Do you have steps to help verify? We could ask Softvision to help test this.
Flags: needinfo?(s.kaspari)

Comment 2

2 years ago
* Install the bouncer APK (Beta/Release)
* Create a home screen shortcut and maybe one in the dock too.
* Launch bouncer and update from the app store.

The bouncer APK doesn't include the <activity-alias>. So there's a chance that this triggers bug 1268455 too. It would be very unpleasant to get a partner to add a shortcut and then we remove it after the browser is fully installed.
Flags: needinfo?(s.kaspari)

Comment 3

2 years ago
i tested on a KitKat device and on a Galaxy S7, but the S7 has TouchWiz and Aviate, so I'm not sure it is a good test.

Is there any harm in just adding the activity-alias to the bouncer APK?
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