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KB: Launch a third party application

Traditionally we have not supported the launching of other applications. When leaving Kiosk Browser for another application there are some potential security risks to your device. For example: the long press power menu is by default disabled on the device, once leaving kiosk browser this menu is available as normal, we cannot control this. The same applies for the recent apps button.

As of version 2.0.12 it is now possible to launch installed applications via a JavaScript function but please bear in mind the above security risks still apply. The function takes one parameter "packagename", this is the fully qualified name of the application installed on the device, for example the TeamViewer quick support package is called "".

    function openApplication(packagename) {

All JavaScript samples are available here.

Updated on: 04/08/2020

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