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Android Google Play Services Interacting with Google+ APIs Using a Share Intent

share intents

Challenge Task 1 of 4

Let's write a Share Intent that shares the Treehouse website with available apps on the user's device. Create a new Intent variable, and initialize it as a Share Intent.

String textToShare = "Learn something new at www.teamtreehouse.com";

 shareIntent intent= new ShareIntent();

3 Answers

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,412 Points

Intents usually don't come in different subtypes. You create an vanilla Intent passing in a constant for the action you intend to perform. (One extra hint. there isn't a "share" action but there is a "send" action which amounts to the same thing.)

dangie kroger fo helping me out. now stuck on task 3 of 4 on ShareIntents here is what i wrote Intent.putTextToShare( Intent.EXTRA_TEXT); but um getting 1 error

Intent shareIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND);

thnx Terry best answer ever but now im on task 3 on share intents but here is my answer please correct me

Intent.putTextToShare( Intent.EXTRA_TEXT);

FINALLY I GOT IT Intent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, textToShare);