Content Provider in Android

Content Provider in Android

A content provider manages access to a central repository of data. A provider is part of an Android application, which often provides its own UI for working with the data. However, content providers are primarily intended to be used by other applications, which access the provider using a provider-client object.

How to use a Content provider in Application

We use content providers for accessing, sharing the data among the applications.

1- Accessing the Provider

When you want to access data in a content provider, you use the ContentResolver object in your application’s Context to communicate with the provider as a client.

2- Register the provider class in Manifest.xml

 

3- Create a model class for the data

 

4- Create an object class 

 

5- Create a provider class

 

6- When we want to store the data in the content provider

 

7- When we want to fetch the data using a content provider

 

8- When we want to insert new data in a content provider

 

9- When we want to delete the task

 

 

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