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Android Android Activity Lifecycle The Activity Lifecycle Saving and Retrieving Instance State

method bundle.putString not found an error

apparently, the function putString(String,String) is not found in android Bundle class

import android.content.Intent;
import android.view.View;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

  public TextView mTextView;
  public static final String KEY_USERENTRY = "user_entry";

  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    mTextView = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.textView);

    protected void onSaveInstanceState(Bundle outState) {

    protected void onRestoreInstanceState(Bundle savedInstanceState) {


1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,413 Points

On the line where you're using putString() outState.putString(KEY_USERENTRY,10) you're using an int for the value, not a String.