Invalid Nova Launcher Companion App


pittrich67

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On my Mix 4, the Nova Launcher Companion App has been constantly terminated for about four updates. If I change from Second Space to First Space, I have to restart the Nova Launcher for the Companion app to work. Even after the cell phone has been idle for a long time, the companion app is sometimes closed. Does nobody have a solution for me? All measures like autostart, exception in the energy settings and keeping the app in memory changed something.
Especially since it worked without these settings beforehand.

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Igor Eisberg

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Third party apps are not guaranteed to work with MIUI, so maybe someone has an advice for you, but I cannot confirm this as a bug as the mentioned apps are not part of the ROM.
 
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Karpfenhai

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Im using nova as well with the companion app (for notification) and I'm not facing this issue.

So I suppose it's not a general issue with miui.

Regards

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pittrich67

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Third party apps are not guaranteed to work with MIUI, so maybe someone has an advice for you, but I cannot confirm this as a bug as the mentioned apps are not part of the ROM.
Thanks for the quick reply.
I know that the Nova Launcher is not part of MIUI. However, it worked wonderfully in the first versions with Android 10.
I guess the MIUI System Launcher also uses a kind of companion app for Google Now.
How can I help you to reproduce the problem?

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pittrich67

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Im using nova as well with the companion app (for notification) and I'm not facing this issue.

So I suppose it's not a general issue with miui.

Regards

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The companion app for notifications?
I do not understand.
The Companion App is only necessary if you want to swipe the Google Feed in the launcher.
I get notifications quite normally via the Google app.

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Igor Eisberg

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Thanks for the quick reply.
I know that the Nova Launcher is not part of MIUI. However, it worked wonderfully in the first versions with Android 10.
I guess the MIUI System Launcher also uses a kind of companion app for Google Now.
How can I help you to reproduce the problem?

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A companion app for Google Now? It's provided by the Google app.
Reproducing it won't help with anything, I'm not a Nova Launcher dev, can't control it's behavior.
 

Karpfenhai

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The companion app for notifications?
I do not understand.
The Companion App is only necessary if you want to swipe the Google Feed in the launcher.
I get notifications quite normally via the Google app.

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Okay I See, different things then, I thought you've meant this:



Could you point me which app you're referring to?

I'm happy to test.

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pittrich67

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Okay I See, different things then, I thought you've meant this:



Could you point me which app you're referring to?

I'm happy to test.

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This one


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pittrich67

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A companion app for Google Now? It's provided by the Google app.
Reproducing it won't help with anything, I'm not a Nova Launcher dev, can't control it's behavior.
Yes. It enables me to call up the Google Feed via swipe just like in the System Launcher.


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pittrich67

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Well like I said, System launcher doesn't need a companion app...
OK. All of the launcher I tried needed a companion app to use the Google Feed. In the meantime, I am very impressed with your customized system launcher. I only use the Nova Launcher because it offers icon pack support and multi-finger gestures.
Can you tell me when these features come to the System Launcher?
Then I would no longer need the Nova Launcher and this companion app

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Karpfenhai

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OK. All of the launcher I tried needed a companion app to use the Google Feed. In the meantime, I am very impressed with your customized system launcher. I only use the Nova Launcher because it offers icon pack support and multi-finger gestures.
Can you tell me when these features come to the System Launcher?
Then I would no longer need the Nova Launcher and this companion app

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Hmmm, is that the expected result?




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pittrich67

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Hmmm, is that the expected result?




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Yes, thats it. However, if you / I switch to Second Space and switch back, the Companion app will be closed. I then have to restart the Nova Launcher.
Can you verify that?

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pittrich67

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OK. All of the launcher I tried needed a companion app to use the Google Feed. In the meantime, I am very impressed with your customized system launcher. I only use the Nova Launcher because it offers icon pack support and multi-finger gestures.
Can you tell me when these features come to the System Launcher?
Then I would no longer need the Nova Launcher and this companion app

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I know that this is not a private chat either. But it's a shame that you don't answer my last question

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Igor Eisberg

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OK. All of the launcher I tried needed a companion app to use the Google Feed. In the meantime, I am very impressed with your customized system launcher. I only use the Nova Launcher because it offers icon pack support and multi-finger gestures.
Can you tell me when these features come to the System Launcher?
Then I would no longer need the Nova Launcher and this companion app

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Ask Xiaomi, I've no interest in implementing something so complex and unmaintainable.