Articles for the ‘Faq’ Category

IDEAL Text Enlarger

Handling Application Incompatibilities: Text enlargement is not a normally supported feature in Android. Consequently, our text enlarger application may not be compatible with every application installed on an Android smartphone… or every Android smartphone. If, after installing and activating IDEAL Text Enlarger on your Android smart device you receive the following error message when trying [...]

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Apps4Android’s Mission

“to enhance the independence, quality of life, education and healthcare of under-served communities, through the development, distribution, maintenance and support of fully-accessible, high-quality, cost-effective, mobile applications and infrastructures”

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Services Offered by Apps4Android

Android Software Road-Mapping and Management: Software strategy and road-map development Application prototyping Release management Life-cycle management Android Software Engineering: Architecture Design User Interface Design Application Design Rapid Prototyping Application Testing Quality Assurance Language Translation Internationalization Localization Android Software-Related Professional Services: Application Risk/Security Assessments, Recommendations, and Remediations Piracy Prevention Strategy Consulting Concept and Development Phase Accessibility [...]

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Troubleshooting Apps Download Issues

Here are some troubleshooting steps for common Android Market download issues: I. Receiving “Download unsuccessful” message: Android 1.6 Users: Google is receiving “Download unsuccessful” messages from Android 1.6 Users with Market version 2007. They claim to be actively investigating this issue, and hope to have a new version of Market available soon to address this [...]

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Checking firmware version on Android

To find out which version of Android firmware is running on your device, just follow the steps below: Note: Instructions vary depending on which device you have. Below are general steps that may not work on your device. On your device, press < Home > Press < Menu > Select Settings Select About phone Look [...]

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Configurations for other disabilities

Minimum/Preferred Accessibility Configurations for other Users The following minimum/preferred configurations were designed to maximize accessibility for: individuals with print disabilities other than blindness and low vision; Users who never learned to read; People who are aging; and, Consumers wishing to use their smart phones in eyes-busy environments. Minimum Configuration: Trackball or a D-Pad somewhere on [...]

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Preliminary Documentation

The documentation below was developed by TV Raman (Google) and Charles L. Chen (Google). It was edited (slightly) by IDEAL Group, Inc. Please click here to see the original documentation. Without the dedicated work of TV Raman and Charles L. Chen, we would not have been able to provide the information below nor would eyes-free [...]

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Configurations for Individuals who are Blind

Minimum Configuration Must have a trackball or a D-Pad somewhere on the device; Must have a keyboard; Firmware Version 1.6 (Donut) or greater; Android application: TalkBack Preferred Configuration (if possible) Trackball or a D-Pad accessible without sliding out the keyboard Physical call and hang-up buttons Keyboard spacing enable user to differentiate one key from another; [...]

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Web Access Plug-In faq

Tutorial Technical FAQ Installation Problems First, check the basics: Is the sound on? If not, turn up the volume. If this does not resolve the problem go to step 2. Did the application ever work? If yes, go to step 4. If not, go to step 3. If the application has never worked, turn on [...]

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Speaking Pad faq

Question: Why, when we try purchasing Android Market applications, do we experience delays, timeouts and other problems which prevent us from downloading and installing the software we just purchased? We are then forced to cancel our orders and are not pleased about the situation. -Response: There appears to be a significant amount of lag between [...]

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SMSpeaker faq

Question: Why, when we try purchasing Android Market applications, do we experience delays, timeouts and other problems which prevent us from actually downloading and installing the software we just purchased? We are then forced to cancel our orders and are not pleased about the situation. -Response: We, as well as many other Android “Paid App” [...]

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Android Accessibility

Designing Android Applications to be Fully-Accessible Quickview: To make your application more accessible, you should make sure your UI is navigable using a directional controller and your widgets provide content descriptions If you implement a custom view, you should ensure that it delivers the appropriate accessibility events during user interaction Android users may need to [...]

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