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Samsung devices may have problems running Android apps with Material design

With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has introduced a new design language for apps, dubbed as the ‘Material Design’, which brings bright colors and three-dimensional UI elements. More and more developers are now upgrading their apps with the new design language. Devices running older versions of Android can still run apps with UI based on Material design, if the app developer includes a ported library from Google. Apparently, Samsung smartphones may have problems running apps with Material design as they run older versions of the android support library in the framework or class path. According to Koushik Datta, apps with new Material support library crash on Samsung smartphones and tablets. Since it is a problem from Samsung’s side, he notes that the only way to fix this problem till Samsung doesn’t fix it, is to rename internal classes. It can be easily done by running ProGuard, a program which optimises Android apps.

Samsung is already working on Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its high-end smartphones such as the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy S5. Have you experienced any issues running Material design apps on your Samsung smartphones or tablets running older versions of Android?

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thiagopro
thiagopro

S4 i9515l quando vai receber atualização?

r_i_x
r_i_x

ya it’s android but Samsung must make it stable OS first before releasing updates…

legacik
legacik

on note3 n9005 L shealth is crashing on start. waiting for shealth update

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

It seems it’s the Note 4 without the problems

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

No. The Material Design apps that i do have work fine.

moises goncalves
moises goncalves

Quando vai Sair a Atualização do Android 5.0 Lollipop, pro Galaxy Note 3 LTE ?

vinivicius
vinivicius

Vai demorar… a previsão é de janeiro ou fevereiro de 2015

tarek888
tarek888

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pepooh696
pepooh696

PLEASE ALL OF YOU ENCOUNTERING FORCE CLOSED AFTER UPDATE. DO A CLEAR CACHE OR FULL WIPE IS RECOMMENDED ITS NORMAL ON ANDROID.

pedram1372
pedram1372

im using maps, gmail and playstore almost everyday and haven’t face any crash till know. i’ve updatet all of em to new version.

pedram1372
pedram1372

forgot to say, my phone is note 3 n9005

toterkeks
toterkeks

GMail sometimes force-closes after the Material update on the Galaxy S3 i9300 running XXUFME7.

CsabaZz
CsabaZz

Nope, each Google app runs fine on my Note 3 even if I use atock or custom ROM. Is this problem occured on Jelly Bean?

Ben Wood
Ben Wood

Chrome constantly crashes on my Galaxy S4 GT-I9505!

corduroysack
corduroysack

I have this intermittent problem too seems better using chrome beta.

vinivicius
vinivicius

It is working fine on my S4 GT-I9515L

deguille8
deguille8

There’s an error in the article, TOUCHWIZ may hace problems running android apps with material design

lategoodbyes
lategoodbyes

Any idea when I can expect Lollipop for my N900 note 3 ?

n900mixalot
n900mixalot

No issues on 4.4.2 …

pizzaman
pizzaman

Same here. Stayed on 4.4.2 on my S5 for towel root and no issues with any material design apps so far.

mohsin845
mohsin845

No….I never experienced it. i think android apps with material design on Samsung Smartphone run smoothly. Great Samsung.

sebastianradoi
sebastianradoi

I do have some bugs on the youtube app. Didn’t really understood how to fix it, please be mpre explicit

LeifS
LeifS

It might be worth to mention that it only happens on some older devices running Android 4.2.2 and some other manufacturers, like Wiko, have the same problem with their 4.2.2 builds.

oceanicraz
oceanicraz

Google Play Music is always crashing on my Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Thuglyf
Thuglyf

No or less Material Design on samsung smartphones, No samsung in my life

thanhlamnguyen04
thanhlamnguyen04

If that, why do you comment here? For what?your kind of people should not take part in this forum.

n900mixalot
n900mixalot

Goodbye troll.