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Learning Android Intents by Wajahat Karim, Muhammad Usama bin Aftab

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Notification using intents

From traditional phones to smart phones, every mobile phone uses some method to notify and alert the users about some event such as receiving messages or calls. Like these phones, an Android phone uses a notification system to alert the users. A notification is a message displayed out of the application's normal UI. When any new notification is triggered, it is shown in the notification area. The users can see notifications from the notification drawer and notification area at any time by pulling the drawer downward using the down gesture. The following screenshot shows two different examples of notifications in Android:

Notifications in Android phones

Notifications are like channels that alert the users about important ...

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