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Headset buttons
Android allows one application at a time to respond to headset buttons. The application that most recently requested to be the sole receiver of headset button events, will receive all headset button events.

You can see this demonstrated by following these steps:

-Start DoggCatcher and press play in the DoggCatcher UI
-Press a headset button (wired or BT) a few times, DoggCatcher will responds to the button presses
-Start a main stream audio application (like Google Play Music or Spotify) and press play in the music app UI
-Press a headset button (wired or BT) a few times, the music app will responds to the button presses

We've followed the development guidelines and reproduced the intended behavior, and also the behavior of the Android music player.

DoggCatcher will begin responding to the headset buttons when the following happens, and will continue to respond to headset button events until another app requests to be the sole received of headset button events.

-DoggCatcher is launched
-The play button in the DoggCatcher UI is pressed

Headset button developer guidelines
The coding details can be found here - http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/06/allowing-applications-to-...

Bluetooth metadata
Some devices support the display of Bluetooth meta data, like artist name, track name, etc, on the display of the Bluetooth device.

This works on most devices regardless of DoggCatcher's configuration, however some devices require that the this DoggCatcher setting be enabled:
Settings / Headset/Lockscreen / Lock screen buttons

3 Comments

Just bought an Atrix 4G. I am using the JLab audio J3M hands-free wired headset. When I click the inline button for pause/play, I get a popup that says
Complete Action Using
-Vlingo
-Voice Commands
[]Use by deault for this action.

I have already enabled headset binding for doggcatcher, but it does not appear as an option on this list. Unhappy. I have read every forum entry regarding inline headset controls and no one seems to have a similar problem. I just unboxed the phone, so I'm pretty sure it is universal to all Atrix 4G users, and I suspect it is the case for Motoblur users.

Ideas?

I have an Atrix as well. same issue. And no way to uninstall Vlingo.

Just bought an Atrix 4G. I am using the JLab audio J3M hands-free wired headset. When I click the inline button for pause/play, I get a popup that says
Complete Action Using
-Vlingo
-Voice Commands
[]Use by deault for this action.
I have already enabled headset binding for doggcatcher, but it does not appear as an option on this list. Unhappy. I have read every forum entry regarding inline headset controls and no one seems to have a similar problem. I just unboxed the phone, so I'm pretty sure it is universal to all Atrix 4G users, and I suspect it is the case for Motoblur users.
Ideas?
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