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AlwaysOn

Android app which adds an always on display. Free, no ads and open source.
New in version 3.8.0
This update includes performance improvements, crash fixes, bug fixes, better edge glow timing customization, and the all-new colors feature where you can select colors for the individual elements on your always-on display. Furthermore, there is a new option to display a fingerprint icon on the always-on display for phones that have an under-display fingerprint reader.
AlwaysOn is an app for every device with an AMOLED or OLED display.
It adds an always-on display with various customization options regarding the watch face, the behavior, and the background.
Take a look at your phone and have everything you need in one place: the time, the date, the battery state, your notifications, and more.
As an additional feature you can enable charging and headphones animations that appear when plugging in headphones or your charging cable.

Features
- Always on display
- Multiple watch faces
- View your notifications
- View what you are listening to
- Edge glow
- Rules
- Double tap to wake
- Pocket mode
- Do not disturb mode
- Adjustable brightness
- Quick tiles
- Widgets
- Power saver mode [for root]
- Moves content to prevent burn-ins
- Minimal permissions

Related Links
Source code: https://github.com/Domi04151309/AlwaysOn
Website: https://domi04151309.github.io/Android/AlwaysOn
Icons8: https://icons8.com/

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  • Version 3.8.0 (380) suggested Added on 2020-08-29

    This version requires Android 7.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • android.permission.USES_POLICY_FORCE_LOCK
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.

    Download APK 2.0 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.7.7 (377) - Added on 2020-08-10

    This version requires Android 7.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • android.permission.USES_POLICY_FORCE_LOCK
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.

    Download APK 2.0 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.7.6 (376) - Added on 2020-07-23

    This version requires Android 7.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • android.permission.USES_POLICY_FORCE_LOCK
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • access Do Not Disturb
      Allows the app to read and write Do Not Disturb configuration.

    Download APK 1.9 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log