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Minimizing and Maximizing a Midlet

lekkie Nakel

Joined: Jan 23, 2007
Posts: 15
Hi guys,
I was just wondering what happens when a midlet is minimized.

I know to minimize a midlet, the current display is set to null.

I was just wondering if the minimized midlet is still running and if can still maintain the state of its execution and hence state of its objects. For instance, if I am listening for an SMS message on port, if I minimise the midlet, will it still be listening to the SMS on the port?

If yes, if I maximize the app again, does it go to my last page to does it go to the begining of the midlet (startapp)?
Punit Raizada
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Joined: Mar 20, 2004
Posts: 156
By Minimize you mean, sending the MIDlet into the background. I believe you can do what you want to do when your MIDlet is in the background.

Check out this article on Sony Ericsson developer forum for more details:

Background MIDlets

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