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How to parse Json data to Android app from local file ?

Hey guys. I'm trying to parse Json data into String from local file. For my data.json file I created new folder named raw in res folder. I just don't know how to get String from that.

I was looking for solution in StackOverflow and I found this


but first answer there is not working for me because I haven't got that code in Activity class and getAssets() method works only there.

So I searched for another solution and I found something here


but that is confusing for me. Can anyone please show me how to parse that data from local file in normal class (not Activity class) ? Thanks

Louis Sankey
Louis Sankey
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Did you ever figure out an answer to this? I'm currently trying to populate a listView from a local json file and not having any luck.