How to Receive Simple Data from Other Apps?

In this post, I am going to discuss about receiving simple data from other Android applications installed in your device using Intent.

What is Intent?

Intents are system messages, running around the inside of the device, notifying applications of various events, from hardware state changes (e.g.,an SD card was inserted), to incoming data (e.g., an SMS message arrived),to application events (e.g., your activity was launched from the device’s main menu).

What are we going to develop?

The application which we are going to develop will handle the incoming text or image and display them accordingly.

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How to Send Simple Data to Other Apps?

In this post, I am going to discuss about sending/sharing simple data to other Android applications installed in your device using Intent.

What is Intent?

Intents are system messages, running around the inside of the device, notifying applications of various events, from hardware state changes (e.g.,an SD card was inserted), to incoming data (e.g., an SMS message arrived),to application events (e.g., your activity was launched from the device’s main menu).

What are we going to develop?

The application which we are going to develop will have couple of buttons. You can send text or images to other applications on clicking those button.

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Android Intent example

Have you ever thought how you are navigated from one screen to another in Android application? Here is the answer. Intent – a jargon in Android is doing all the work at background. Go through the post, you will learn how to navigate from one screen to another.

What is Intent?

  • Intents are system messages, running around the inside of the device, notifying applications of various events, from hardware state changes (e.g.,an SD card was inserted), to incoming data (e.g., an SMS message arrived),to application events (e.g., your activity was launched from the device’s main menu).
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