Android app black screen?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Tue Jul 25 08:11:37 EDT 2023

Hi Panos,

> Am 25.07.2023 um 14:06 schrieb panagiotis m via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hello Klaus,
> Are you setting the acceleratedRendering to true on startup?

no, should I? 8-)
However this came out of a sudden after using my (same) app many times before...

> Kind regards,
> Panos
> On Tue, 25 Jul 2023, 12:15 Mark Smith via use-livecode, <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Hi Klaus,
>> I’ve had similar things happen on iOS, perhaps more recently in the past
>> year than previously. Sometimes when I open the app (I’m not sure at these
>> times if the app is just suspended or is actually reopening) I’ll get a
>> black screen. If I tap on it 90% of the time it goes away and reveals the
>> appropriate screen image. Very rarely the single or multiple taps solution
>> does not work I’ve had to shut the app down (remove from memory) and then
>> restart it again. This always fixes the problem (if the tapping doesn’t).
>> It’s had me wondering where in the process it “hangs” since tapping the
>> screen suggests it is still “alive" but just stuck somewhere and not
>> displaying the appropriate screen image. On iOS I believe when you suspend
>> an app (put it into the background) it just “maintains” the current screen
>> image and re-presents that when you reopen. Up to now I’ve not spend any
>> time trying to debug this. It would be nice to be able to trace the problem
>> back to its origins and institute a remedy. Please let me know if you come
>> up with any suggestions.
>> Best,
>> Mark
>>> On 24 Jul 2023, at 8:04 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> today I used my Android app at home, no problems.
>>> Then I went to our band rehearsal, started the app and
>>> only got a black screen!?
>>> Everything else on the device worked without problems.
>>> De- and re-installing the app fixed it.
>>> Has someone also experienced something like this?
>>> Samsung tablet TAB A, Android 5.1, LC 9.6.9.



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