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Solved: ServiceManager: Permission failure: android.permission.ACCESS_SURFACE_FLINGER

If we try to start an application and got an errors as below in logcat,

ServiceManager: Permission failure: android.permission.ACCESS_SURFACE_FLINGER
ServiceManager: Permission failure: android.permission.ROTATE_SURFACE_FLINGER

Then, this error can be resolved by making the application as system application.

To make the application as system application, change the AndroidManifest.xml as below,

$ vim app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
        package="your.app.package.name"
    android:process="system"
    android:sharedUserId="android.uid.system"
    android:versionCode="xx"
    android:versionName="xx.xx" >

Now, if we compile this application, install on device and start the activity / application, then above errors will be resolved.

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