It’s correct that this will make the field invisible to accessibility services. Apps like Voodoo will no longer be able to read your password field (it probably wasn’t anyway).
A few weeks ago Android Weekly promoted a post highlighting a security issue with the Android…
Ataul Munim

on second thought, not sure it _does_ make it invisible to accessibility services.

I suspect the service has access to the entire View hierarchy and can choose to ignore this parameter, which would make the advice from the other post even worse :|

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