Can I use osm tiles in Android or not? I have found many opposite opinions.

Just simple question, can I use or not?

Heavy use (e.g. distributing an app that uses tiles from is forbidden without prior permission from the System Administrators. See below for alternatives. - what is heavy use

Highly Recommended: Do not hardcode any URL at into an app. - this seems also not so clear, i dont have to hardcode it and still use it

Valid HTTP User-Agent identifying application. Faking another app’s User-Agent WILL get you blocked. - even osmdroid is asking for identifing of application - so seems that its possible and osmdroid is also using tile server by has also links to

My app will use 19 zoom for very small views (i guess up to 5x5 tiles at most per one usage - tens of minutes)

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