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Custom loading screen for mobiles "native app"

Current: Customized loading screens works great for web games but not in mobiles, since all layouts are loaded at same time.

Problem: On mobile every game keeps the same loading screen, with an image and a loading bar at best.

Current work-around: I usually change the loading bar color direct on c2runtime that better suits my game logo.

Suggestion: Make some feature to customize a mobile loading screen, with tip of the day quote, for example.

 

Published by Ashley on a Tutorial:

Limitations

Note a few limitations on using loader layouts:

1. Loader layouts are not shown when publishing as native apps on mobile (e.g. via PhoneGap, CocoonJS and appMobi). This is because the entire application is downloaded at once. Since all files are immediately available, nothing needs to be downloaded. For these platforms you probably want to focus on a custom splash image instead.

  • celoko
  • Apr 10 2017
  • Too vague
  • Apr 18, 2017

    Admin Response

    It's not true that "all layouts are loaded at same time" on mobile - it works the same way as it does on desktop using layout-by-layout loading. Since your initial statement does not appear to be correct, we're not sure this is a valid suggestion.

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  • Momio commented
    April 12, 2017 13:00

    Maybe im not understanding the proposal, but isnt this exactly what "Use loader layout" is for?

  • celoko commented
    April 15, 2017 04:52

    You are missing that loader layout does not work in mobile...Just for web!!

  • celoko commented
    April 18, 2017 17:40

    I meant when published as native mobile apps.

     

    Its a known limitation, like Ashley post on a Tutorial:

     

    Limitations

    Note a few limitations on using loader layouts:

    1. Loader layouts are not shown when publishing as native apps on mobile (e.g. via PhoneGap, CocoonJS and appMobi). This is because the entire application is downloaded at once. Since all files are immediately available, nothing needs to be downloaded. For these platforms you probably want to focus on a custom splash image instead.

  • oosyrag commented
    May 03, 2017 04:10

    There is no loader layout to show on a mobile export. Do you mean accessing an HTML exported game on a mobile device? In that case loader layouts ARE shown, just like on desktop.