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Android — intent chooser for whatsapp and sms only

Question:

I want to create an IntentChooser who offer to share text only via SMS or WhatsApp.

Here is my code to share via WhatsApp:

Intent localIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND); localIntent.setType("text/plain"); localIntent.setPackage("com.whatsapp"); if (localIntent != null) { localIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, "Hi there! I'm using this app"); startActivity(Intent.createChooser(localIntent, "Hi there! I'm using this app"); }

I need to add to this also sharing with SMS. How can I do it?

Thank on advance.

Answer1:

use this for <strong>Whatsapp</strong>.

try { startActivity(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND).setType("text/plain").setPackage("com.whatsapp").putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, Message)); } catch (android.content.ActivityNotFoundException ex) { Toast.makeText(this, "Whatsapp have not been installed.", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show(); }

and this for <strong>SMS</strong> .

String number = "12346556"; // The number on which you want to send SMS startActivity(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW, Uri.fromParts("sms", number, null)));

<strong>OR</strong>

<strong>Possibly Duplicate</strong> of <a href="https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9730243/how-to-filter-specific-apps-for-action-send-intent-and-set-a-different-text-for/18068122#18068122" rel="nofollow">Multiple IntentChooser</a>

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