Sep 10, 2013

Tips: enable Sidebar Plus on MIUI ROM

MIUI ROM supports a lot of customization. Indeed, this ROM has deeply modified the original Android. It also blocks by default popup windows and status bar notices. This makes many of Root Uninstaller app does not work at the first installation. Users should manually enable MIUI default behavior to make it works.

Well, after installing Sidebar Plus, go to Home/Settings/Apps/Sidebar Plus and turn on Show popup window. This tips can also be useful for our other apps

  • Smart RAM Booster
  • Taskbar
  • Tattoo


Sep 4, 2013

Sidebar Plus Changelogs

Ver 3.0

  • Support sidebar on both sides
  • Improve show folder in App Drawer bar.
  • Improve UX (Main app, animation)
  • Fixed minor bugs.

Ver 2.4

  • Fixed apps being removed after upgrade from Google Play
  • Added languages: Finish, Portuguese/PT
  • Fixed launch app issue (for some app such as DB Navigator)

Ver 2.0

  • Revamp bar: 3 bar types now: List, Hybrid, Drawer bar

Ver 1.5

  • Support folder in list bar
  • Support new action : wifi tethering toggler action, usb tethering action
  • Support new theme: Sunset, Biogreen
  • Fixed minor bugs

Ver 1.4

  • App Drawer bar (experimental)
  • Added new actions: reboot recovery (root), reboot bootloader (root)
  • Fixed widget update issues
  • Fixed opacity setting issue
  • Fixed icon color issue

Ver 1.3

  • Added divider line
  • Support to adjust bar width manually
  • Fixed vertical scroll issues
  • Support shortcut, widget 1x, 2x in all bars
  • Fixed various minor bugs
  • Support more languages: Arabic, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese/CN, Chinese/TW

Ver 1.2

  • Fixed force close on upgrade 
  • Fixed other minor bugs

Ver 1.1

  • Added option to hide sidebar on locked screen
  • Added double-tap to open
  • Added option to bar open method: slide, fling, long-tap, double-tap
  • Added option to hide bar hover indicator
  • Added option to dimming behind when open bar
  • Fixed sort order issue
  • Fixed mix bar bugs
  • Support 10 new languages (thanks for all of our translators): German, French, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese/BR, Turkish, Czech, Spanish, Italian

Ver 1.0

  • Improve gesture: fling to open/close, slide to open/close
  • Support HD icons
  • Refine big bar
  • Support folder on big bar

Sidebar Plus permissions

Show bar on top of other app

  • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW

Detect screen orientation

  • android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION: 

Start sidebar at boot

  • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED: 

Task manager (recent apps, kill app)

  • android.permission.GET_TASKS
  • android.permission.KILL_BACKGROUND_PROCESSES

WiFi Toggler

  • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
  • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
  • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE

Bluetooth Toggler

  • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
  • android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN

Screen brightness, Auto sync

  • android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS

Contact bar

  • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
  • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
  • android.permission.READ_PROFILE

Bookmark bar

  • com.android.browser.permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS

Torch

  • android.permission.CAMERA
  • android.permission.FLASHLIGHT

Weather Dashclock extension

  • android.permission.INTERNET
  • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
  • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION

Gmail permissions Dashclock extension

  • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
  • com.google.android.gm.permission.READ_CONTENT_PROVIDER

Calendar Dashclock extension

  • android.permission.READ_CALENDAR

Missed calls Dashclock extension

  • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG

SMS Dashclock extension

  • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
  • android.permission.READ_SMS

Read other Dashclock extensions

  • com.google.android.apps.dashclock.permission.READ_EXTENSION_DATA

Backup/restore (beta testing)

  • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE