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Detecting and Fixing ANR in Android Apps - Explainer Video by Don Peter, CTO of Finotes

In the world of mobile applications, performance is paramount. If your app freezes or becomes unresponsive, it can quickly turn into a frustrating experience for users. That's where ANR, or "App Not Responding," comes into play.

In this video, Don Peter shares valuable insights on detecting and fixing ANR issues in Android apps.

ANR is a situation where an Android app becomes unresponsive for 5 seconds or more. It can happen due to a variety of reasons, such as excessive processing, network connectivity issues, and blocking the main UI thread. ANR can negatively impact user experience and lead to app abandonment. Therefore, it is crucial to prevent ANR from happening in the first place.

In the video, Don Peter explains how ANR can be prevented through proper coding practices, such as using background threads for intensive processing. He also shares tips on how to detect ANR issues using Finotes and how to analyze the report to detect the root cause.

Don Peter's insights in this video are valuable for any Android app developer looking to improve their app's performance and prevent ANR issues.


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This blog is from Finotes Team. Finotes is a lightweight mobile APM and bug detection tool for iOS and Android apps.

In this blog we talk about iOS and Android app development technologies, languages and frameworks like Java, Kotlin, Swift, Objective-C, Dart and Flutter that are used to build mobile apps. Read articles from Finotes team about good programming and software engineering practices, testing and QA practices, performance issues and bugs, concepts and techniques. 

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