Tag Archives: getExtras

Simple Job Scheduler Demo in Android

Android helps us to schedule jobs in an efficient way. Android has a built in Job scheduler for this. Lets see how this is done. Before that lets see what google has to say about Job Scheduling. These are the normal tasks an application does : Updating network resources. Downloading information. Updating background tasks. Scheduling system service calls.… Read More »

How to send Data between two individual applications in Android?

We can send data between two individual applications in Android if the receiving application is configured to received that type of data. For example if an application is to receive Image data then it’s manifest should contain the ImageFilter as Shown below For example ac activity in the receiving application is named “Receiver” then its entry in the… Read More »

How to get the SMS sent to your emulator within your application? OR Get notified when an SMS arrives to your phone.

Actually these are done using services in ANDROID. These are called BroadcastReceivers.Your class has to extend the BroadcastReceiver class to get these broadcast events. But note that these services need to have an interface. So you will not see any UI on the device. But don’t think your application is not running or not installed. Look at the… Read More »