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Android Android Data Persistence Key-Value Saving with SharedPreferences Adding a Storage Preference

Rifqi Fahmi
Rifqi Fahmi
23,164 Points

How to Store ArrayList of custom object in sharedPreferences ?

Is it possible to save ArrayList of custom object in sharedPreferences ?? Cause i try this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7057845/save-arraylist-to-sharedpreferences it give me an error when i try to serialize the object. If it possible, how to do that ?

Thanks :D

Javier Mera
Javier Mera
16,472 Points

I believe you can do this with Gson library. It allows you to create a String from an object or List of Objects, then you'd store that string in SharedPreferences. Then you can retrieve the same String and use Gson methods to convert it back from a String to ArrayList.

Hope that helps