> I'd like to start a service when the device completes booting up.
> I know I have to use a BrodcastReceiver with ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED,
> but as documentation this only works if the app installed in the
> internal storage.
> What about the external storage? Is there a workaround to get a quite
> similar behavior also in this case?
No. Don't install it to external storage, or don't start the service
at boot time.
Since very few apps really need to have a service start at boot time,
I suggest that you start there.
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