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Android™ Programming Unleashed by B.M. Harwani

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Chapter 11. Communicating with SMS and Emails

In This Chapter

Understanding Broadcast Receivers

• Broadcasting and Receiving Intents

Using the Notification System

Notification via the Status Bar

• Creating Notifications, PendingIntent, and using NotificationManagers and Notification.Builder

• Sending SMS Messages via Java Code

Receiving SMS Messages

Sending Email

Working with the Telephony Manager

• Making Outgoing Calls and Listening for Phone State Changes

Communication with text messages is a popular way to send and receive information via cellular phones. Communicating through text messages not only consumes fewer network resources but also reduces network congestion, making it an inexpensive mode of communication. Moreover, ...

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