What is the use of PendingIntent?

A PendingIntent itself is simply a reference to a token maintained by the system describing the original data used to retrieve it. This means that, even if its owning application’s process is killed, the PendingIntent itself will remain usable from other processes that have been given it.

What are the methods of PendingIntent objects?

A PendingIntent is a token that you give to a foreign application (e.g. NotificationManager , AlarmManager , Home Screen AppWidgetManager , or other 3rd party applications), which allows the foreign application to use your application’s permissions to execute a predefined piece of code.

How do I start a PendingIntent?

Set up a special activity PendingIntent

  1. Create an Intent that starts the Activity .
  2. Set the Activity to start in a new, empty task by calling setFlags() with the flags FLAG_ACTIVITY_NEW_TASK and FLAG_ACTIVITY_CLEAR_TASK .
  3. Create a PendingIntent by calling getActivity() .

What is requestCode in PendingIntent?

1- requestCode is used to get the same pending intent later on (for cancelling etc) 2- Yes, they will get override as long as your specify the same Receiver to your Intent that you specify on your PendingIntent.

How do I get intent from PendingIntent?

How to get Intent from PendingIntent

  1. I create an Intent (let’s call it myIntent )
  2. I put some Extra information with a String (call it myInfo )
  3. I create a PendingIntent ( myPendingIntent ) using myIntent.
  4. I set an alarm using the AlarmManager and myPendingIntent.

What is Alarm Manager?

AlarmManager is a bridge between application and Android system alarm service. It can send a broadcast to your app (which can be completely terminated by user) at a scheduled time and your app can then perform any task accordingly.

What is NotificationCompat builder?

public class NotificationCompat.Builder. Builder class for NotificationCompat objects. Allows easier control over all the flags, as well as help constructing the typical notification layouts. On platform versions that don’t offer expanded notifications, methods that depend on expanded notifications have no effect.

What is the difference between Intent and pending Intent?

In conclusion, the general and main difference between Intent and PendingIntent is that by using the first, you want to start / launch / execute something NOW, while by using the second entity you want to execute that something in the future.

What is an alarm manager in Android?

How do I turn off alarm manager?

You can cancel the alarm like this: Intent intent = new Intent(this, Mote. class); PendingIntent pendingIntent = PendingIntent. getBroadcast(getApplicationContext(), 1253, intent, 0); AlarmManager alarmManager = (AlarmManager) getSystemService(ALARM_SERVICE); alarmManager.