Plugin to get the list of installed applications (iOS is not supported yet).
First, you have to import the package in your dart files with:
To get the list of the apps installed on the device:
List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications();
You can filter system apps if necessary. Note: The list of apps is not ordered!
You can now get only those apps with launch intent by using the following option. Also add
includeSystemApps option to get all the apps that have launch intent.
// Returns a list of only those apps that have launch intent List<Application> apps = await DeviceApps.getInstalledApplications(onlyAppsWithLaunchIntent: true, includeSystemApps: true)
To get a specific app by package name:
Application app = await DeviceApps.getApp('com.frandroid.app');
To check if an app is installed (via its package name):
bool isInstalled = await DeviceApps.isAppInstalled('com.frandroid.app');
To open an application
When calling the
getApp() methods, you can ask for the icon.
To display the image, just call:
Demonstrates how to use the device_apps plugin.
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Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:
dependencies: device_apps: ^1.0.8
You can install packages from the command line:
$ flutter pub get
Alternatively, your editor might support
flutter pub get.
Check the docs for your editor to learn more.
Now in your Dart code, you can use:
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