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In this video we will learn how to automatically start an activity when we boot up the device, by registering a BOOT_COMPLETED broadcast receiver and starting a new intent in it’s onReceive method.
On this intent we have to set the FLAG_ACTIVITY_NEW_TASK because we want to call startActivity from outside of an activity context.
To receive the boot broadcasts we have to add the RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED permission into the manifest file.
On some devices, BOOT_COMPLETED will not be triggered when the device gets restarted, so we will also add the QUICKBOOT_POWERON intent filter.