Install existing package from device owner

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Install existing package from device owner

Will Newton


I'm implementing a device owner for Android 8.1 and I would like to add the ability to enable packages that have been disabled by the provisioning process. I can do this from the command line with "cmd package install-existing" but I'm not sure how to do this from code. The methods I have seen so far are:

1. PackageManager.installExistingPackage. This is a hidden API however.
2. DevicePolicyManager.installExistingPackage. This was only added in API 28 which I do not have access to.

Are there any other ways to do this?


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