Dependencies and prerequisites
- Android 1.6 (API Level 4) or higher
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A notification is a user interface element that you display outside your app's normal UI to indicate
that an event has occurred. Users can choose to view the notification while using other apps and respond
to it when it's convenient for them.
The Notifications design guide shows
you how to design effective notifications and when to use them. This class shows you how to
implement the most common notification designs.
Building a Notification
Learn how to create a notification
Builder, set the
required features, and issue the notification.
Preserving Navigation when Starting an Activity
Learn how to enforce the proper
navigation for an
Activity started from a notification.
Learn how to update and remove notifications.
Using Big View Styles
Learn how to create a big view within an expanded notification, while still maintaining
Displaying Progress in a Notification
Learn how to display the progress of an operation in a notification, both for
operations where you can estimate how much has been completed (determinate progress) and
operations where you don't know how much has been completed (indefinite progress).