Tag Archives: emulator

Uploading Image to Server – Android Eclipse Version.

By | February 18, 2016

Hi all, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to send an image to server using POST method in ANDROID. If you are working in Android studio, then checkout the article here. Uploading an image to server is a basic requirement in many of our application. Sending data to server which is using a… Read More »

Multiple Selection GridView in Android

By | April 26, 2013

This is a simple post that helps you to do multiple selection in a ListView. Check out previous posts for 3D animation in a Listview. At first we will see the XML layout file. This layout contains a gridview since we are dealing with it only. grid_1.xml Now the MainActivity that does all the work… Read More »

How to load a spinner with values from SQlite Database in android?

By | November 18, 2012

Here is a simple example showing how to load a database values in a spinner in android. OK we will start. This is the layout for the spinner row. spinner_row.xml This is the layout for the interface. activity_main.xml Now this is the MainActivity.java file that uses the spinner and the database. Join the Forum discussion… Read More »

How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android – A complete example?

By | September 6, 2012

Here is a complete example of How to read and write files to SDCARD and application SandBox in Android. First create a new project and inside the mainActivity paste this code. Now create another class named MyFile.java and copy this code into it. Now the layout for the xml file. Note you should give this… Read More »

How to send email from Android Emulator?

By | May 28, 2012

Hello all… Emailing may be a basic requirement in many of our applications. So I am showing you how to send email from your emulator in android. For that you have to configure an email client in the emulator. Follow these steps to configure an email client in the android emulator. OK Now you are… Read More »

How to download a file from a remote site in android? – Another simple example – Method -3

By | May 7, 2012

Hello all ……. I have shown many examples on how to download and upload files in android through this site. These are other methods for downloadign a file in android. 1. How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically? 2. How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with a… Read More »

How to download a file to your android device from a remote server with a custom progressbar showing progress?

By | April 29, 2012

Actually this is really simple. I have already posted an example for how to download a file in this post. How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically? This is another one little different with a progressbar included. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload files to a server. Check these posts to… Read More »

How to upload an image from Android device to server? – Method 4

By | April 26, 2012

Hello all…. This post is also about uploading an image to server from your android device. Previously I have shown three other methods to upload an image to a server. Check these posts to refer this. 1. Uploading audio, video or image files from Android to server 2. How to Upload Multiple files in one… Read More »

Working with SQLite databases through command Line in android.

By | January 23, 2012

Hello all, In todays tutorial I will show you how to work with sqlite databases in android through command line. Advantages 1. You can browse any number of databases. 2. You can write any queries and execute. First go through these tutorials to get a glance of how to work with sqlite databases in android.… Read More »

Controlling android emulator with keypad.

By | January 16, 2012

Emulator Keyboard Mapping The table below summarizes the mappings between the emulator keys and and the keys of your keyboard. Emulated Device Key Keyboard Key Home HOME Menu (left softkey) F2 or Page-up button Star (right softkey) Shift-F2 or Page Down Back ESC Call/dial button F3 Hangup/end call button F4 Search F5 Power button F7… Read More »

How to install an APK into your device or emulator through command prompt or shell.

By | December 27, 2011

In this post I will show you how to install an apk on to the emulator or the device through the shell or command prompt. Before experimenting with this post I assume that you have these done 1. Installed the Android SDK. 2. Added the adb path to the environment path. This is how you… Read More »

How to Upload Multiple files in one request along with other string parameters in android?

By | August 16, 2011

Hello everyone, I have shown two methods to upload files in android. In today’s tutorial I will show another simple method to upload files. With this method you can upload multiple files in one request + you can send your own string parameters with them. Here is another method on working with uploading of images.… Read More »

How to Download an image in ANDROID programatically?

By | July 7, 2011

Hello everyone.. In one of my tutorials I have shown you how to upload an image in android.. In todays tutorial I will show you how to download an image into your phone programatically. I am just picking up an image url from google to show the download. Previously I have shown three other methods… Read More »

How to Open camera in ANDROID?

By | June 25, 2011

Hello everyone.. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to use camera in ANDROID in your program. In this tutorial we will be having a button which will open the camera and after taking the photo it will show it in an imageView. Note: This program will work only in the real device not… Read More »

How to send email from and ANDROID Application programatically?

By | May 16, 2011

Hello all…….. In today’s post I will show you send mail from an android application progrmatically.. Let’s go to the code fast…… This is the code in the mail java file…. Now the layout file (main.xml) The AndroidManifest.xml Note: However if you test this in your emulator, it will not work. Install it in your… Read More »

Listening incoming sms message in Android

By | May 1, 2011

When a new sms message is received by the device, a Broadcast Receiver is registered. For this IntentFilter filter = new IntentFilter(SMS_RECEIVED); registerReceiver(receiver_SMS, filter); should be included . Also sms are sent in PDU’s(Protocol Description Units) format, which act as an encapsulation. Inorder to extract from PDU to byte array messages[i] = SmsMessage.createFromPdu((byte[]) pdus[i]); method… Read More »

How to create and delete a directory in SdCard in ANDROID?

By | April 27, 2011

Hi all…… This is a simple example to create and delete a directory in ANDROID. Here the directly is created in the SDCARD. So first create an SDCARD and start the emulator with the SDCARD. Let’s look at the program. Use can use this program to create or delete a file in ANDROID also. main.xml… Read More »

ANDROID – Upload an image to Server in Android Studio

By | April 25, 2011

Hi all, In today’s tutorial I will show you how to send an image to server using POST method in ANDROID. Uploading an image to server is a basic requirement in many of our application. Sending data to server which is using a PHP Script is already explained in this example . Now in this… Read More »

How to check SDCard free space in ANDROID?

By | April 19, 2011

This is a simple example that shows how many bytes are free in your SDCard. Inorder to run this example, you have to create an SDCard and start the emulator with the SDCard. Now create a fresh project and name it “FreeSpaceActivity.java” and copy the following code to it. The main.xml file AndroidManifest file Please… Read More »

SQLiteManager plugin for eclipse

By | April 18, 2011

When you are working on an Android application that stores data in a SQLite database.There arise many questions like where does this database file get stored on the filesystem ? How can we access the database? I will give solution to all these problems. I created the SQLite database from my previous post about Using… Read More »

Simulating a call or SMS in your ANDROID Emulator – A simple Method

By | April 14, 2011

Hello all….. I have already covered this in another tutorial (click here for that post), but there I didn’t mention this method of simulating a call or SMS in android emulator. Let’s see how to do this… First start your emulator. Wait until it is Home. Then in Eclipse go to DDMS perspective. Look at… Read More »

How to simulate an incoming call to an emulator OR Send an SMS to an emulator in ANDROID ?

By | April 12, 2011

Hello everyone…… Of course for the above question there are other ways to do it. This is one simple method Start two emulators and call each other, but the problem is it will be time consuming and memory will be consumed. Another method 1. First start your emulator and make sure it’s running. 2. Then… Read More »

Make your own gesture application in ANDROID or How to use gestures in ANDROID?

By | April 5, 2011

Hi all…. In this tutorial I will teach you how to make use of Gestures in ANDROID and make your own application. Follow the below steps exactly to get an idea of how to use gestures. 1. Make a gesture Library. 2. Add your own gestures into it. 3. Export it to your applications and… Read More »

How to get information about all the applications installed in your ANDROID Emulator or Phone? / How to use getPackageManager() in ANDROID ?

By | April 3, 2011

Hi all, In this tutorial I will show you how to get the information about all the applications installed in your ANDROID phone. What you have to do is create a ANDROID project inside the package pack.GetAllInstalledApplications amd name the java file “GetAllInstalledApplicationsExample.java” and copy the following code into it. Here the “getPackageManager().getInstalledPackages(0);” gets information… Read More »