Generic Services Overview


Generic Services is a collection of unrelated components that provide various OS-level services to other components, applications and libraries.


Generic Services includes the following components:

  • Active Backup Client: Enables automated back up of data from a phone to a PC or other hosts. Phone owners can restore the data back to the device when it is required.

  • HTTP Utilities Library:: Provides functionality for handling URIs. This includes constructing and modifying a URI, and extracting URI components.

  • MIME Recognition Framework: Enables the identification of the data type associated with a file using Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME) recognition.

  • Task Scheduler: Enables a client application to schedule tasks based on a defined time or condition.

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