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How to add more fields in parse ?

I want to add more fields to user table in parse e.g weight, height, Date of birth.


package com.example.android.burnit;

import android.os.Bundle; import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity; import android.view.Menu;

import com.parse.ParseUser; import com.parse.SignUpCallback;

public class SignUp extends ActionBarActivity {

protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    ParseUser user = new ParseUser();
    user.setUsername("my NAME");
    user.setPassword("my PaSS");

// other fields can be set just like with ParseObject user.put("phone", "650-253-0000");

    user.signUpInBackground(new SignUpCallback() {

        public void done(com.parse.ParseException e) {
            if (e == null) {
                // Hooray! Let them use the app now.
            } else {
                // Sign up didn't succeed. Look at the ParseException
                // to figure out what went wrong

public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu (Menu menu){
    // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
    getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.menu_sign_up, menu);
    return true;


1 Answer


To add more fields to a table in parse, you use the .put method. this method requires two parameters, the first you can think of as the column name of the table, and the second being the value of the column.

user.put("column_name", "value");

So for your example of wanting to store the weight of a user, I would envision something like this:

user.put("weight", "225");

Thanks Brett :)