troubleshooting Question

Stop other websites from Hotlinking images, will this affect my Android App?

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I have a website and an android app. The android app displays pictures from the website. I want to stop other people from hotlinking my images (which they are currently doing) but I am unsure if it will make my android app stop working.

It seems that most solutions use .htaccess to stop image hot linking, and I have done this in the past but I am worried that my android app will stop working if I implement this. What is the referer from an android appliaction? Has anyone done something similar?
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