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AppWidgetSample (Solution Code)

AppWidgetSample demonstrates how to create and use Android app widgets, including how to handle widget update requests and how to include button actions in a widget.

The main activity for this app is empty; all the functionality is in the widget.


For this app you should be familiar with:

  • Creating, building, and running apps in Android Studio.
  • Sending and receiving broadcast intents.
  • Building and sending pending intents.

Getting Started

  1. Download and open this sample in Android Studio.


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