Android Question Detect device orientation in background service

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by daemon, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. daemon

    daemon Active Member Licensed User

    How can I detect device orientation in a background service that is configured to start at boot (i.e. none of my activities have run)?

    I also need to get events when the orientation changes, so that I can start using new orientation.

    Update: I tried using PhoneOrientation, but since my device does not have orientation sensor, I never received OrientationChanged event.
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2015
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

  3. daemon

    daemon Active Member Licensed User

    I want to know exact rotation (0, 90, 180, 270) of device, even when it is in locked state.
    Display orientation does not seem to change in locked state.
     
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