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Mycroft for Android is a Community led project. It is a proof of concept and is not ready for general use. There is no .apk available.
There are two components to Mycroft for Android:
- 1.The Android companion app. The app works by opening a websocket connection to the
mycroft-coremessagebus, and sending and receiving messages from there. It implements voice recognition and Text to Speech (TTS) via Google APIs at the moment,
- 2.Mycroft Core. Mycroft for Android requires that you already have
mycroft-coreinstalled and working on a machine that the Android application can access via a websocket connection.
This section of documentation assumes the following:
First, you will need to clone the
gitrepo and import it into your IDE.
$ git clone https://github.com/MycroftAI/Mycroft-Android
Cloning into 'Mycroft-Android'...
remote: Counting objects: 1381, done.
remote: Total 1381 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0), pack-reused 1381
Receiving objects: 100% (1381/1381), 538.46 KiB | 210.00 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (648/648), done.
Checking connectivity... done.
From Android Studio, choose
File -> Open file or Projectand select the directory you cloned
Mycroft-Androidinto. Android Studio will attempt to load the project, and build the project using Gradle. You may be prompted to install additional components.
Android Studio with Mycroft-Android loaded
@TODO not sure how this works
There is no need to pair Mycroft for Android, as the companion app connects to your
mycroft-coreinstance, and uses the pairing from that.
The easiest way to keep Mycroft for Android updated is to clone the
gitrepo when you want to build a new image to deploy to your Android phone.
@TODO link to Troubleshooting