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http://stackoverflow.com – I'm trying to create an app "hidden" from applications list. The way i though the user will start the app is through a Receiver listening for NEW_OUTGOING_CALL and intercept a particular number dialed. The problem is that on new Android versions, this receiver will never be activated if the app never start once. (Starting the application from a BroadCastReceiver (NEW_OUTGOING_CALL doesn't always work)). I can't figure out a workaround for this problem: the app launcher is totally hidden so the user cannot never launch the app, and the receiver would never be activated if the app will neve (HowTos)