Anbox & OTA-10 update
I've been running UT and anbox on my OPO because I need to be able to use signal messenger daily. I was wondering if I can update to OTA-10 and still have anbox functioning? If I need to reinstall anbox, will I lose my contacts stored in there? How do I go about this?
Thanks in advance!
I'm not sure how the android bit works in anbox, but if you use a remote backup like nextcloud, then you can use davdroid to sync contacts, and have them restored if you reinstall davdroid.
But, I think there is a separate backup(import/export) feature for signal. If not, then you might lose those conversations since they are encrypted.
There is also a Signal app for UT: https://open-store.io/app/textsecure.nanuc
It's not complete, but it works, and you can get notifications with a few tweaks.
Ingo last edited by
Android apps and data of anbox are not lost on OTA updates, they reside somewhere below
You will have to reflash the anbox kernel and also install the anbox packages to the rootfs again.
Then, after enabling anbox with the anbox-tool it should all be there.
thilov last edited by
It's a bit a workaround to get notifications on signal, but it goes like this:
- Get UT Tweak Tool: https://open-store.io/app/ut-tweak-tool.sverzegnassi
- Open UT Tweak Tool -> Input Password -> press the menu -> app scopes -> Signal -> Turn on "Prevent app suspension"
- Open Signal, in each conversation for which you want notifications you open the conversation -> menu - > turn on notifications
- leave the signal app open and running the background and you should receive notifications when messages come in.
It's definitely got some quirks...