Prevent Flash Of Unavailable Album Art (FOUAA)
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The media notification on Android briefly displays without album art (thus defaulting to our orange color), creating a disruption when the playing music changes.

We can prevent this disruption by delaying the update until the album art arrives, if that does not take too long.

  1. Investigate common delays between clicking a button, receiving updated song information, and having album art.
  2. Choose a suitable maximum delay, based on the results of 1. and human perception.
  3. Create a diagram showing the possible choices depending on the information we receive (and when), i.e. when to delay and when not.


  • Implement the diagram
mtijink created this task.Oct 8 2019, 6:23 PM
mtijink triaged this task as Low priority.
nicolasfella moved this task from Ideas to GSoC & GCi on the KDE Connect board.Oct 9 2019, 1:10 PM