Android APIs
public static final class

Settings.System

extends Settings.NameValueTable
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.provider.Settings.NameValueTable
     ↳ android.provider.Settings.System

Class Overview

System settings, containing miscellaneous system preferences. This table holds simple name/value pairs. There are convenience functions for accessing individual settings entries.

Summary

Constants
String ACCELEROMETER_ROTATION Control whether the accelerometer will be used to change screen orientation.
String ADB_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use ADB_ENABLED instead
String AIRPLANE_MODE_ON This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use AIRPLANE_MODE_ON instead
String AIRPLANE_MODE_RADIOS This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use AIRPLANE_MODE_RADIOS instead
String ALARM_ALERT Persistent store for the system-wide default alarm alert.
String ALWAYS_FINISH_ACTIVITIES This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use ALWAYS_FINISH_ACTIVITIES instead
String ANDROID_ID This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use ANDROID_ID instead
String ANIMATOR_DURATION_SCALE This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use ANIMATOR_DURATION_SCALE instead
String APPEND_FOR_LAST_AUDIBLE Appended to various volume related settings to record the previous values before they the settings were affected by a silent/vibrate ringer mode change.
String AUTO_TIME This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use AUTO_TIME instead
String AUTO_TIME_ZONE This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use AUTO_TIME_ZONE instead
String BLUETOOTH_DISCOVERABILITY Determines whether remote devices may discover and/or connect to this device.
String BLUETOOTH_DISCOVERABILITY_TIMEOUT Bluetooth discoverability timeout.
String BLUETOOTH_ON This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use BLUETOOTH_ON instead
String DATA_ROAMING This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use DATA_ROAMING instead
String DATE_FORMAT Date format string mm/dd/yyyy dd/mm/yyyy yyyy/mm/dd
String DEBUG_APP This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use DEBUG_APP instead
String DEVICE_PROVISIONED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use DEVICE_PROVISIONED instead
String DIM_SCREEN This constant was deprecated in API level 17. This setting is no longer used.
String DTMF_TONE_WHEN_DIALING Whether the audible DTMF tones are played by the dialer when dialing.
String END_BUTTON_BEHAVIOR What happens when the user presses the end call button if they're not on a call.
String FONT_SCALE Scaling factor for fonts, float.
String HAPTIC_FEEDBACK_ENABLED Whether the haptic feedback (long presses, ...) are enabled.
String HTTP_PROXY This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use HTTP_PROXY instead
String INSTALL_NON_MARKET_APPS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use INSTALL_NON_MARKET_APPS instead
String LOCATION_PROVIDERS_ALLOWED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use LOCATION_PROVIDERS_ALLOWED instead
String LOCK_PATTERN_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 8. Use LOCK_PATTERN_ENABLED instead
String LOCK_PATTERN_TACTILE_FEEDBACK_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 8. Use LOCK_PATTERN_TACTILE_FEEDBACK_ENABLED instead
String LOCK_PATTERN_VISIBLE This constant was deprecated in API level 8. Use LOCK_PATTERN_VISIBLE instead
String LOGGING_ID This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use LOGGING_ID instead
String MODE_RINGER This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use MODE_RINGER instead
String MODE_RINGER_STREAMS_AFFECTED Determines which streams are affected by ringer mode changes.
String MUTE_STREAMS_AFFECTED Determines which streams are affected by mute.
String NETWORK_PREFERENCE This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use NETWORK_PREFERENCE instead
String NEXT_ALARM_FORMATTED This constant was deprecated in API level 21. Use getNextAlarmClock().
String NOTIFICATION_SOUND Persistent store for the system-wide default notification sound.
String PARENTAL_CONTROL_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_ENABLED instead
String PARENTAL_CONTROL_LAST_UPDATE This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_LAST_UPDATE instead
String PARENTAL_CONTROL_REDIRECT_URL This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_REDIRECT_URL instead
String RADIO_BLUETOOTH This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use RADIO_BLUETOOTH instead
String RADIO_CELL This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use RADIO_CELL instead
String RADIO_NFC This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use RADIO_NFC instead
String RADIO_WIFI This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use RADIO_WIFI instead
String RINGTONE Persistent store for the system-wide default ringtone URI.
String SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS The screen backlight brightness between 0 and 255.
String SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE Control whether to enable automatic brightness mode.
int SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE_AUTOMATIC SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE value for automatic mode.
int SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE_MANUAL SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE value for manual mode.
String SCREEN_OFF_TIMEOUT The amount of time in milliseconds before the device goes to sleep or begins to dream after a period of inactivity.
String SETTINGS_CLASSNAME This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use SETTINGS_CLASSNAME instead
String SETUP_WIZARD_HAS_RUN Whether the setup wizard has been run before (on first boot), or if it still needs to be run.
String SHOW_GTALK_SERVICE_STATUS
String SHOW_PROCESSES This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use SHOW_PROCESSES instead
String SHOW_WEB_SUGGESTIONS This constant was deprecated in API level 11. Each application that shows web suggestions should have its own setting for this.
String SOUND_EFFECTS_ENABLED Whether the sounds effects (key clicks, lid open ...) are enabled.
String STAY_ON_WHILE_PLUGGED_IN This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use STAY_ON_WHILE_PLUGGED_IN instead
String SYS_PROP_SETTING_VERSION
String TEXT_AUTO_CAPS Setting to enable Auto Caps in text editors.
String TEXT_AUTO_PUNCTUATE Setting to enable Auto Punctuate in text editors.
String TEXT_AUTO_REPLACE Setting to enable Auto Replace (AutoText) in text editors.
String TEXT_SHOW_PASSWORD Setting to showing password characters in text editors.
String TIME_12_24 Display times as 12 or 24 hours 12 24
String TRANSITION_ANIMATION_SCALE This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use TRANSITION_ANIMATION_SCALE instead
String USB_MASS_STORAGE_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use USB_MASS_STORAGE_ENABLED instead
String USER_ROTATION Default screen rotation when no other policy applies.
String USE_GOOGLE_MAIL This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use USE_GOOGLE_MAIL instead
String VIBRATE_ON Whether vibrate is on for different events.
String VOLUME_ALARM Alarm volume.
String VOLUME_BLUETOOTH_SCO Bluetooth Headset volume.
String VOLUME_MUSIC Music/media/gaming volume.
String VOLUME_NOTIFICATION Notification volume.
String VOLUME_RING Ringer volume.
String VOLUME_SYSTEM System/notifications volume.
String VOLUME_VOICE Voice call volume.
String WAIT_FOR_DEBUGGER This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WAIT_FOR_DEBUGGER instead
String WALLPAPER_ACTIVITY This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WallpaperManager instead.
String WIFI_MAX_DHCP_RETRY_COUNT This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_MAX_DHCP_RETRY_COUNT instead
String WIFI_MOBILE_DATA_TRANSITION_WAKELOCK_TIMEOUT_MS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_MOBILE_DATA_TRANSITION_WAKELOCK_TIMEOUT_MS instead
String WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_NOTIFICATION_ON This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_NOTIFICATION_ON instead
String WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_REPEAT_DELAY This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_REPEAT_DELAY instead
String WIFI_NUM_OPEN_NETWORKS_KEPT This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_NUM_OPEN_NETWORKS_KEPT instead
String WIFI_ON This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_ON instead
String WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY instead
int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_DEFAULT This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_DEFAULT instead
int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER instead
int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER_WHILE_PLUGGED This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER_WHILE_PLUGGED instead
String WIFI_STATIC_DNS1 This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_STATIC_DNS2 This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_STATIC_GATEWAY This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_STATIC_IP This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_STATIC_NETMASK This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_USE_STATIC_IP This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WifiManager instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_ACCEPTABLE_PACKET_LOSS_PERCENTAGE This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_ACCEPTABLE_PACKET_LOSS_PERCENTAGE instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_AP_COUNT This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_AP_COUNT instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_DELAY_MS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_DELAY_MS instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_ENABLED This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_ENABLED instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_TIMEOUT_MS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_TIMEOUT_MS instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_INITIAL_IGNORED_PING_COUNT This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_INITIAL_IGNORED_PING_COUNT instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_MAX_AP_CHECKS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_MAX_AP_CHECKS instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_ON This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_ON instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_COUNT This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_COUNT instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_DELAY_MS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_DELAY_MS instead
String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_TIMEOUT_MS This constant was deprecated in API level 3. Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_TIMEOUT_MS instead
String WINDOW_ANIMATION_SCALE This constant was deprecated in API level 17. Use WINDOW_ANIMATION_SCALE instead
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Inherited Constants
From class android.provider.Settings.NameValueTable
From interface android.provider.BaseColumns
Fields
public static final Uri CONTENT_URI The content:// style URL for this table
public static final Uri DEFAULT_ALARM_ALERT_URI A Uri that will point to the current default alarm alert at any given time.
public static final Uri DEFAULT_NOTIFICATION_URI A Uri that will point to the current default notification sound at any given time.
public static final Uri DEFAULT_RINGTONE_URI A Uri that will point to the current default ringtone at any given time.
public static final String[] VOLUME_SETTINGS The mapping of stream type (integer) to its setting.
Public Constructors
Settings.System()
Public Methods
static void getConfiguration(ContentResolver cr, Configuration outConfig)
Convenience function to read all of the current configuration-related settings into a Configuration object.
static float getFloat(ContentResolver cr, String name, float def)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a floating point number.
static float getFloat(ContentResolver cr, String name)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a float.
static int getInt(ContentResolver cr, String name)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as an integer.
static int getInt(ContentResolver cr, String name, int def)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as an integer.
static long getLong(ContentResolver cr, String name, long def)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a long.
static long getLong(ContentResolver cr, String name)
Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a long.
static boolean getShowGTalkServiceStatus(ContentResolver cr)
static String getString(ContentResolver resolver, String name)
Look up a name in the database.
static Uri getUriFor(String name)
Construct the content URI for a particular name/value pair, useful for monitoring changes with a ContentObserver.
static boolean putConfiguration(ContentResolver cr, Configuration config)
Convenience function to write a batch of configuration-related settings from a Configuration object.
static boolean putFloat(ContentResolver cr, String name, float value)
Convenience function for updating a single settings value as a floating point number.
static boolean putInt(ContentResolver cr, String name, int value)
Convenience function for updating a single settings value as an integer.
static boolean putLong(ContentResolver cr, String name, long value)
Convenience function for updating a single settings value as a long integer.
static boolean putString(ContentResolver resolver, String name, String value)
Store a name/value pair into the database.
static void setShowGTalkServiceStatus(ContentResolver cr, boolean flag)
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Inherited Methods
From class android.provider.Settings.NameValueTable
From class java.lang.Object

Constants

public static final String ACCELEROMETER_ROTATION

Added in API level 3

Control whether the accelerometer will be used to change screen orientation. If 0, it will not be used unless explicitly requested by the application; if 1, it will be used by default unless explicitly disabled by the application.

Constant Value: "accelerometer_rotation"

public static final String ADB_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use ADB_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "adb_enabled"

public static final String AIRPLANE_MODE_ON

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use AIRPLANE_MODE_ON instead

Constant Value: "airplane_mode_on"

public static final String AIRPLANE_MODE_RADIOS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use AIRPLANE_MODE_RADIOS instead

Constant Value: "airplane_mode_radios"

public static final String ALARM_ALERT

Added in API level 5

Persistent store for the system-wide default alarm alert.

Constant Value: "alarm_alert"

public static final String ALWAYS_FINISH_ACTIVITIES

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use ALWAYS_FINISH_ACTIVITIES instead

If 1, the activity manager will aggressively finish activities and processes as soon as they are no longer needed. If 0, the normal extended lifetime is used.

Constant Value: "always_finish_activities"

public static final String ANDROID_ID

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use ANDROID_ID instead

Constant Value: "android_id"

public static final String ANIMATOR_DURATION_SCALE

Added in API level 16

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use ANIMATOR_DURATION_SCALE instead

Scaling factor for Animator-based animations. This affects both the start delay and duration of all such animations. Setting to 0 will cause animations to end immediately. The default value is 1.

Constant Value: "animator_duration_scale"

public static final String APPEND_FOR_LAST_AUDIBLE

Added in API level 1

Appended to various volume related settings to record the previous values before they the settings were affected by a silent/vibrate ringer mode change.

Constant Value: "_last_audible"

public static final String AUTO_TIME

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use AUTO_TIME instead

Constant Value: "auto_time"

public static final String AUTO_TIME_ZONE

Added in API level 11

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use AUTO_TIME_ZONE instead

Constant Value: "auto_time_zone"

public static final String BLUETOOTH_DISCOVERABILITY

Added in API level 1

Determines whether remote devices may discover and/or connect to this device.

Type: INT

2 -- discoverable and connectable 1 -- connectable but not discoverable 0 -- neither connectable nor discoverable

Constant Value: "bluetooth_discoverability"

public static final String BLUETOOTH_DISCOVERABILITY_TIMEOUT

Added in API level 1

Bluetooth discoverability timeout. If this value is nonzero, then Bluetooth becomes discoverable for a certain number of seconds, after which is becomes simply connectable. The value is in seconds.

Constant Value: "bluetooth_discoverability_timeout"

public static final String BLUETOOTH_ON

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use BLUETOOTH_ON instead

Constant Value: "bluetooth_on"

public static final String DATA_ROAMING

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use DATA_ROAMING instead

Constant Value: "data_roaming"

public static final String DATE_FORMAT

Added in API level 1

Date format string mm/dd/yyyy dd/mm/yyyy yyyy/mm/dd

Constant Value: "date_format"

public static final String DEBUG_APP

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use DEBUG_APP instead

Name of an application package to be debugged.

Constant Value: "debug_app"

public static final String DEVICE_PROVISIONED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use DEVICE_PROVISIONED instead

Constant Value: "device_provisioned"

public static final String DIM_SCREEN

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
This setting is no longer used.

Whether or not to dim the screen. 0=no 1=yes

Constant Value: "dim_screen"

public static final String DTMF_TONE_WHEN_DIALING

Added in API level 1

Whether the audible DTMF tones are played by the dialer when dialing. The value is boolean (1 or 0).

Constant Value: "dtmf_tone"

public static final String END_BUTTON_BEHAVIOR

Added in API level 1

What happens when the user presses the end call button if they're not on a call.
Values:
0 - The end button does nothing.
1 - The end button goes to the home screen.
2 - The end button puts the device to sleep and locks the keyguard.
3 - The end button goes to the home screen. If the user is already on the home screen, it puts the device to sleep.

Constant Value: "end_button_behavior"

public static final String FONT_SCALE

Added in API level 1

Scaling factor for fonts, float.

Constant Value: "font_scale"

public static final String HAPTIC_FEEDBACK_ENABLED

Added in API level 3

Whether the haptic feedback (long presses, ...) are enabled. The value is boolean (1 or 0).

Constant Value: "haptic_feedback_enabled"

public static final String HTTP_PROXY

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use HTTP_PROXY instead

Constant Value: "http_proxy"

public static final String INSTALL_NON_MARKET_APPS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use INSTALL_NON_MARKET_APPS instead

Constant Value: "install_non_market_apps"

public static final String LOCATION_PROVIDERS_ALLOWED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use LOCATION_PROVIDERS_ALLOWED instead

Constant Value: "location_providers_allowed"

public static final String LOCK_PATTERN_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 8.
Use LOCK_PATTERN_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "lock_pattern_autolock"

public static final String LOCK_PATTERN_TACTILE_FEEDBACK_ENABLED

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 8.
Use LOCK_PATTERN_TACTILE_FEEDBACK_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "lock_pattern_tactile_feedback_enabled"

public static final String LOCK_PATTERN_VISIBLE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 8.
Use LOCK_PATTERN_VISIBLE instead

Constant Value: "lock_pattern_visible_pattern"

public static final String LOGGING_ID

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use LOGGING_ID instead

Constant Value: "logging_id"

public static final String MODE_RINGER

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use MODE_RINGER instead

Constant Value: "mode_ringer"

public static final String MODE_RINGER_STREAMS_AFFECTED

Added in API level 1

Determines which streams are affected by ringer mode changes. The stream type's bit should be set to 1 if it should be muted when going into an inaudible ringer mode.

Constant Value: "mode_ringer_streams_affected"

public static final String MUTE_STREAMS_AFFECTED

Added in API level 1

Determines which streams are affected by mute. The stream type's bit should be set to 1 if it should be muted when a mute request is received.

Constant Value: "mute_streams_affected"

public static final String NETWORK_PREFERENCE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use NETWORK_PREFERENCE instead

Constant Value: "network_preference"

public static final String NEXT_ALARM_FORMATTED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 21.
Use getNextAlarmClock().

A formatted string of the next alarm that is set, or the empty string if there is no alarm set.

Constant Value: "next_alarm_formatted"

public static final String NOTIFICATION_SOUND

Added in API level 1

Persistent store for the system-wide default notification sound.

Constant Value: "notification_sound"

public static final String PARENTAL_CONTROL_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "parental_control_enabled"

public static final String PARENTAL_CONTROL_LAST_UPDATE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_LAST_UPDATE instead

Constant Value: "parental_control_last_update"

public static final String PARENTAL_CONTROL_REDIRECT_URL

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use PARENTAL_CONTROL_REDIRECT_URL instead

Constant Value: "parental_control_redirect_url"

public static final String RADIO_BLUETOOTH

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use RADIO_BLUETOOTH instead

Constant Value: "bluetooth"

public static final String RADIO_CELL

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use RADIO_CELL instead

Constant Value: "cell"

public static final String RADIO_NFC

Added in API level 14

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use RADIO_NFC instead

Constant Value: "nfc"

public static final String RADIO_WIFI

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use RADIO_WIFI instead

Constant Value: "wifi"

public static final String RINGTONE

Added in API level 1

Persistent store for the system-wide default ringtone URI.

If you need to play the default ringtone at any given time, it is recommended you give DEFAULT_RINGTONE_URI to the media player. It will resolve to the set default ringtone at the time of playing.

Constant Value: "ringtone"

public static final String SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS

Added in API level 1

The screen backlight brightness between 0 and 255.

Constant Value: "screen_brightness"

public static final String SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE

Added in API level 8

Control whether to enable automatic brightness mode.

Constant Value: "screen_brightness_mode"

public static final int SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE_AUTOMATIC

Added in API level 8

SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE value for automatic mode.

Constant Value: 1 (0x00000001)

public static final int SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE_MANUAL

Added in API level 8

SCREEN_BRIGHTNESS_MODE value for manual mode.

Constant Value: 0 (0x00000000)

public static final String SCREEN_OFF_TIMEOUT

Added in API level 1

The amount of time in milliseconds before the device goes to sleep or begins to dream after a period of inactivity. This value is also known as the user activity timeout period since the screen isn't necessarily turned off when it expires.

Constant Value: "screen_off_timeout"

public static final String SETTINGS_CLASSNAME

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use SETTINGS_CLASSNAME instead

Constant Value: "settings_classname"

public static final String SETUP_WIZARD_HAS_RUN

Added in API level 1

Whether the setup wizard has been run before (on first boot), or if it still needs to be run. nonzero = it has been run in the past 0 = it has not been run in the past

Constant Value: "setup_wizard_has_run"

public static final String SHOW_GTALK_SERVICE_STATUS

Added in API level 1

Constant Value: "SHOW_GTALK_SERVICE_STATUS"

public static final String SHOW_PROCESSES

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use SHOW_PROCESSES instead

Control whether the process CPU usage meter should be shown.

Constant Value: "show_processes"

public static final String SHOW_WEB_SUGGESTIONS

Added in API level 4

This constant was deprecated in API level 11.
Each application that shows web suggestions should have its own setting for this.

Constant Value: "show_web_suggestions"

public static final String SOUND_EFFECTS_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

Whether the sounds effects (key clicks, lid open ...) are enabled. The value is boolean (1 or 0).

Constant Value: "sound_effects_enabled"

public static final String STAY_ON_WHILE_PLUGGED_IN

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use STAY_ON_WHILE_PLUGGED_IN instead

Constant Value: "stay_on_while_plugged_in"

public static final String SYS_PROP_SETTING_VERSION

Added in API level 1

Constant Value: "sys.settings_system_version"

public static final String TEXT_AUTO_CAPS

Added in API level 1

Setting to enable Auto Caps in text editors. 1 = On, 0 = Off

Constant Value: "auto_caps"

public static final String TEXT_AUTO_PUNCTUATE

Added in API level 1

Setting to enable Auto Punctuate in text editors. 1 = On, 0 = Off. This feature converts two spaces to a "." and space.

Constant Value: "auto_punctuate"

public static final String TEXT_AUTO_REPLACE

Added in API level 1

Setting to enable Auto Replace (AutoText) in text editors. 1 = On, 0 = Off

Constant Value: "auto_replace"

public static final String TEXT_SHOW_PASSWORD

Added in API level 1

Setting to showing password characters in text editors. 1 = On, 0 = Off

Constant Value: "show_password"

public static final String TIME_12_24

Added in API level 1

Display times as 12 or 24 hours 12 24

Constant Value: "time_12_24"

public static final String TRANSITION_ANIMATION_SCALE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use TRANSITION_ANIMATION_SCALE instead

Scaling factor for activity transition animations. Setting to 0 will disable window animations.

Constant Value: "transition_animation_scale"

public static final String USB_MASS_STORAGE_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use USB_MASS_STORAGE_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "usb_mass_storage_enabled"

public static final String USER_ROTATION

Added in API level 11

Default screen rotation when no other policy applies. When ACCELEROMETER_ROTATION is zero and no on-screen Activity expresses a preference, this rotation value will be used. Must be one of the Surface rotation constants.

See Also
Constant Value: "user_rotation"

public static final String USE_GOOGLE_MAIL

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use USE_GOOGLE_MAIL instead

Constant Value: "use_google_mail"

public static final String VIBRATE_ON

Added in API level 1

Whether vibrate is on for different events. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the vibrate. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "vibrate_on"

public static final String VOLUME_ALARM

Added in API level 1

Alarm volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_alarm"

public static final String VOLUME_BLUETOOTH_SCO

Added in API level 8

Bluetooth Headset volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_bluetooth_sco"

public static final String VOLUME_MUSIC

Added in API level 1

Music/media/gaming volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_music"

public static final String VOLUME_NOTIFICATION

Added in API level 3

Notification volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_notification"

public static final String VOLUME_RING

Added in API level 1

Ringer volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_ring"

public static final String VOLUME_SYSTEM

Added in API level 1

System/notifications volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_system"

public static final String VOLUME_VOICE

Added in API level 1

Voice call volume. This is used internally, changing this value will not change the volume. See AudioManager.

Constant Value: "volume_voice"

public static final String WAIT_FOR_DEBUGGER

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WAIT_FOR_DEBUGGER instead

If 1, when launching DEBUG_APP it will wait for the debugger before starting user code. If 0, it will run normally.

Constant Value: "wait_for_debugger"

public static final String WALLPAPER_ACTIVITY

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WallpaperManager instead.

Name of activity to use for wallpaper on the home screen.

Constant Value: "wallpaper_activity"

public static final String WIFI_MAX_DHCP_RETRY_COUNT

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_MAX_DHCP_RETRY_COUNT instead

Constant Value: "wifi_max_dhcp_retry_count"

public static final String WIFI_MOBILE_DATA_TRANSITION_WAKELOCK_TIMEOUT_MS

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_MOBILE_DATA_TRANSITION_WAKELOCK_TIMEOUT_MS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_mobile_data_transition_wakelock_timeout_ms"

public static final String WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_NOTIFICATION_ON

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_NOTIFICATION_ON instead

Constant Value: "wifi_networks_available_notification_on"

public static final String WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_REPEAT_DELAY

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_NETWORKS_AVAILABLE_REPEAT_DELAY instead

Constant Value: "wifi_networks_available_repeat_delay"

public static final String WIFI_NUM_OPEN_NETWORKS_KEPT

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_NUM_OPEN_NETWORKS_KEPT instead

Constant Value: "wifi_num_open_networks_kept"

public static final String WIFI_ON

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_ON instead

Constant Value: "wifi_on"

public static final String WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY instead

Constant Value: "wifi_sleep_policy"

public static final int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_DEFAULT

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_DEFAULT instead

Constant Value: 0 (0x00000000)

public static final int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER instead

Constant Value: 2 (0x00000002)

public static final int WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER_WHILE_PLUGGED

Added in API level 3

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WIFI_SLEEP_POLICY_NEVER_WHILE_PLUGGED instead

Constant Value: 1 (0x00000001)

public static final String WIFI_STATIC_DNS1

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

If using static IP, the primary DNS's IP address.

Example: "192.168.1.1"

Constant Value: "wifi_static_dns1"

public static final String WIFI_STATIC_DNS2

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

If using static IP, the secondary DNS's IP address.

Example: "192.168.1.2"

Constant Value: "wifi_static_dns2"

public static final String WIFI_STATIC_GATEWAY

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

If using static IP, the gateway's IP address.

Example: "192.168.1.1"

Constant Value: "wifi_static_gateway"

public static final String WIFI_STATIC_IP

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

The static IP address.

Example: "192.168.1.51"

Constant Value: "wifi_static_ip"

public static final String WIFI_STATIC_NETMASK

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

If using static IP, the net mask.

Example: "255.255.255.0"

Constant Value: "wifi_static_netmask"

public static final String WIFI_USE_STATIC_IP

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WifiManager instead

Whether to use static IP and other static network attributes.

Set to 1 for true and 0 for false.

Constant Value: "wifi_use_static_ip"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_ACCEPTABLE_PACKET_LOSS_PERCENTAGE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_ACCEPTABLE_PACKET_LOSS_PERCENTAGE instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_acceptable_packet_loss_percentage"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_AP_COUNT

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_AP_COUNT instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_ap_count"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_DELAY_MS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_DELAY_MS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_background_check_delay_ms"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_ENABLED

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_ENABLED instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_background_check_enabled"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_TIMEOUT_MS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_BACKGROUND_CHECK_TIMEOUT_MS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_background_check_timeout_ms"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_INITIAL_IGNORED_PING_COUNT

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_INITIAL_IGNORED_PING_COUNT instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_initial_ignored_ping_count"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_MAX_AP_CHECKS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_MAX_AP_CHECKS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_max_ap_checks"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_ON

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_ON instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_on"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_COUNT

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_COUNT instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_ping_count"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_DELAY_MS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_DELAY_MS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_ping_delay_ms"

public static final String WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_TIMEOUT_MS

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 3.
Use WIFI_WATCHDOG_PING_TIMEOUT_MS instead

Constant Value: "wifi_watchdog_ping_timeout_ms"

public static final String WINDOW_ANIMATION_SCALE

Added in API level 1

This constant was deprecated in API level 17.
Use WINDOW_ANIMATION_SCALE instead

Scaling factor for normal window animations. Setting to 0 will disable window animations.

Constant Value: "window_animation_scale"

Fields

public static final Uri CONTENT_URI

Added in API level 1

The content:// style URL for this table

public static final Uri DEFAULT_ALARM_ALERT_URI

Added in API level 5

A Uri that will point to the current default alarm alert at any given time.

public static final Uri DEFAULT_NOTIFICATION_URI

Added in API level 1

A Uri that will point to the current default notification sound at any given time.

public static final Uri DEFAULT_RINGTONE_URI

Added in API level 1

A Uri that will point to the current default ringtone at any given time.

If the current default ringtone is in the DRM provider and the caller does not have permission, the exception will be a FileNotFoundException.

public static final String[] VOLUME_SETTINGS

Added in API level 1

The mapping of stream type (integer) to its setting.

Public Constructors

public Settings.System ()

Added in API level 1

Public Methods

public static void getConfiguration (ContentResolver cr, Configuration outConfig)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function to read all of the current configuration-related settings into a Configuration object.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
outConfig Where to place the configuration settings.

public static float getFloat (ContentResolver cr, String name, float def)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a floating point number. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to an float for you. The default value will be returned if the setting is not defined or not a valid float.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
def Value to return if the setting is not defined.
Returns
  • The setting's current value, or 'def' if it is not defined or not a valid float.

public static float getFloat (ContentResolver cr, String name)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a float. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to a float for you.

This version does not take a default value. If the setting has not been set, or the string value is not a number, it throws Settings.SettingNotFoundException.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
Returns
  • The setting's current value.
Throws
Settings.SettingNotFoundException Thrown if a setting by the given name can't be found or the setting value is not a float.

public static int getInt (ContentResolver cr, String name)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as an integer. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to an integer for you.

This version does not take a default value. If the setting has not been set, or the string value is not a number, it throws Settings.SettingNotFoundException.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
Returns
  • The setting's current value.
Throws
Settings.SettingNotFoundException Thrown if a setting by the given name can't be found or the setting value is not an integer.

public static int getInt (ContentResolver cr, String name, int def)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as an integer. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to an integer for you. The default value will be returned if the setting is not defined or not an integer.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
def Value to return if the setting is not defined.
Returns
  • The setting's current value, or 'def' if it is not defined or not a valid integer.

public static long getLong (ContentResolver cr, String name, long def)

Added in API level 3

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a long. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to a long for you. The default value will be returned if the setting is not defined or not a long.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
def Value to return if the setting is not defined.
Returns
  • The setting's current value, or 'def' if it is not defined or not a valid long.

public static long getLong (ContentResolver cr, String name)

Added in API level 3

Convenience function for retrieving a single system settings value as a long. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings; this function converts the string to a long for you.

This version does not take a default value. If the setting has not been set, or the string value is not a number, it throws Settings.SettingNotFoundException.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to retrieve.
Returns
  • The setting's current value.
Throws
Settings.SettingNotFoundException Thrown if a setting by the given name can't be found or the setting value is not an integer.

public static boolean getShowGTalkServiceStatus (ContentResolver cr)

Added in API level 1

This method was deprecated in API level 17.
- Do not use

public static String getString (ContentResolver resolver, String name)

Added in API level 1

Look up a name in the database.

Parameters
resolver to access the database with
name to look up in the table
Returns
  • the corresponding value, or null if not present

public static Uri getUriFor (String name)

Added in API level 1

Construct the content URI for a particular name/value pair, useful for monitoring changes with a ContentObserver.

Parameters
name to look up in the table
Returns
  • the corresponding content URI, or null if not present

public static boolean putConfiguration (ContentResolver cr, Configuration config)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function to write a batch of configuration-related settings from a Configuration object.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
config The settings to write.
Returns
  • true if the values were set, false on database errors

public static boolean putFloat (ContentResolver cr, String name, float value)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for updating a single settings value as a floating point number. This will either create a new entry in the table if the given name does not exist, or modify the value of the existing row with that name. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings, so this function converts the given value to a string before storing it.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to modify.
value The new value for the setting.
Returns
  • true if the value was set, false on database errors

public static boolean putInt (ContentResolver cr, String name, int value)

Added in API level 1

Convenience function for updating a single settings value as an integer. This will either create a new entry in the table if the given name does not exist, or modify the value of the existing row with that name. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings, so this function converts the given value to a string before storing it.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to modify.
value The new value for the setting.
Returns
  • true if the value was set, false on database errors

public static boolean putLong (ContentResolver cr, String name, long value)

Added in API level 3

Convenience function for updating a single settings value as a long integer. This will either create a new entry in the table if the given name does not exist, or modify the value of the existing row with that name. Note that internally setting values are always stored as strings, so this function converts the given value to a string before storing it.

Parameters
cr The ContentResolver to access.
name The name of the setting to modify.
value The new value for the setting.
Returns
  • true if the value was set, false on database errors

public static boolean putString (ContentResolver resolver, String name, String value)

Added in API level 1

Store a name/value pair into the database.

Parameters
resolver to access the database with
name to store
value to associate with the name
Returns
  • true if the value was set, false on database errors

public static void setShowGTalkServiceStatus (ContentResolver cr, boolean flag)

Added in API level 1

This method was deprecated in API level 17.
- Do not use