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How to shut down / reboot android phone from an application?

RadhaRavi Kiran
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Hi All,

I am a newbie to android, i am writing an application to install an application, which after installation needs a reboot of the device.

but when i am sending a broadcast with ACTION_REBOOT, i am getting a SecurityException : Permission Denial : ---- pid: xxx uid: xxx.

I have mentioned uses-permission for REBOOT in the Manifest file.

If anybody have an idea, Please let me know.

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