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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Data from an Intent

Elliott Prendergast
Elliott Prendergast
5,121 Points

I cannot figure out this piece of code!

I am not sure what to add here!

import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends Activity {

  public int mFuelLevel = -1;

  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    // Add your code below!
  Intent intent = getIntent();
        int mFuelLevel = intent.getStringExtra("FUEL_LEVEL") ;


1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

You need to use the getIntExtra() method. This method also expects a default value, which will be -1 according to the instructions of the challenge. Also, mFuelLevel is already defined so don't redefine it.

mFuelLevel = intent.getIntExtra("FUEL_LEVEL", -1);