Posts by 42Gears Team

Sub Classing a WPF Application’s WndProc

Applies to: Product General Platform Windows With the introduction of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), developers can now create rich User Interface applications which is preferred by end users. While developing such applications, sometimes there can be a need to intercept the Window messages. This can be achieved easily in Win32 and WinForm applications and one…

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Execute Script Commands on Samsung Devices using SureMDM Nix

Applies to: Product SureMDM/Samsung Nix Platform Android   With SureMDM, you can create jobs (read more) and deploy it to your devices remotely. One of the jobs listed for Android devices is Run Script. With Run Script, you can create a Job to remotely execute script commands on the devices. List of script commands 1.Enable…

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How to add Overlay Media Controls for Videos using SureVideo?

Applies to: Product SureVideo Platform Android Navigating through a video in an Android device with regular media control feature may not be appropriate if you are using your device as a kiosk at a trade fair or for a presentation at a conference. You want your device to have predefined control features which are not…

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Command Line Interface and APIs for Surelock

Applies to: Product SureLock Platform Android Surelock uses a BroadcastReceiver to allow 3rd party applications to send specific commands to SureLock. Commands can be send using Intent (See examples below). To execute any command, Administrator password is necessary. SureLock API exit_surelock – This command exits the device from lock down mode. public synchronized void exitSurelock()…

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How to Auto-Play and Loop Audio and Video files in Android?

Applies to: Product General Platform Android The Auto-play and Loop functions in Android is disabled to minimize the user bandwidth however this post may offer you some help if trying to find a quick fix for this problem. All you  have to do is to follow following two easy steps. 1. Use following script for…

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How to Brand your iPad Kiosks using SureFox for iOS

Applies to: Product SureFox Platform iOS Version 6/6.1 When kiosks are used as part of  the business strategy, it is very important  to reflect your brand through colors, images, logos or products’ static advertisements. And when your workforce is mobile in nature and use field devices, it becomes crucial for the devices to represent you as…

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Auto Reload Home Page on Network Reconnect on iPad Kiosk [SureFox iOS]

Applies to: Product SureFox Platform iOS Version 6/6.1 What make iPads effective interactive kiosks are because of its simplicity and its accommodating features. Whether it is Guided Access or features like AirPlay or AirPrint. And when such features are combined with SureFox, iPad is instantly turned into a web kiosk with just few touches of…

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Configure Settings using Cloud Import and Export

Applies to: Product SureLock/SureFox/SureVideo Platform Android/iOS   All 42Gears products provide the options to export and import settings for making the gruesome task of configuring multiple devices with identical settings quick and easy. We have gone one more step further now and made it much easier. Now, there is no need of transferring setting files…

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Android Shell Scripting with SureMDM

Following shell commands can be executed on the devices remotely using SureMDM. You can create a Run Script job in SureMDM and apply to all the devices. 1. List all files in sdcard ls /sdcard 2. Create sample folder inside sdcard mkdir /sdcard/sample 3. Change current directory cd /sdcard 4. Rename sample.txt to sample1.txt mv…

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