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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Chapter 5. Data Transfer Using Intents

Until now, we have learned the classification of intents, their uses in Android Components, and a step-by-step guide to implement them in your Android application. This is the right time to look at the most important part of an Android application. It is the necessity of an Android application to transfer data from one activity to another (whether implicit or explicit). The secure transfer and retrieval of data is the prime focus of this chapter.

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • The need to transfer data
  • Data transfer between activities – an INTENTed way
  • Data transfer in explicit intents
  • Methods of explicit data transferring using intents
  • Data transfer in implicit intents

Finding the need to transfer ...

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