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peter bebok
peter bebok
7,841 Points

WebService can't login

Hello, I want to write an app that can login to magento (online store). link to wsdl on my serwer is ip adress/index.php/api/v2_soap?wsdl=1 but what to type in NAMESPACE and SOAP_ACTION , i want to call login method from megento API Please help. My code is below

public class WebService { //Namespace of the Webservice - can be found in WSDL private static String NAMESPACE = "???????????????"; //Webservice URL - WSDL File location
private static String URL = "ipadresindex.php/api/v2_soap?wsdl=1";//Make sure you changed IP address //SOAP Action URI again Namespace + Web method name private static String SOAP_ACTION = "??????????";

public static boolean invokeLoginWS(String userName,String passWord, String webMethName) {
    boolean loginStatus = false;
    // Create request
    SoapObject request = new SoapObject(NAMESPACE, webMethName);
    // Property which holds input parameters
    PropertyInfo unamePI = new PropertyInfo();
    PropertyInfo passPI = new PropertyInfo();
    // Set Username
    // Set Value
    // Set dataType
    // Add the property to request object
    //Set Password
    //Set dataType
    //Set dataType
    //Add the property to request object
    // Create envelope
    SoapSerializationEnvelope envelope = new SoapSerializationEnvelope(
    // Set output SOAP object
    // Create HTTP call object
    HttpTransportSE androidHttpTransport = new HttpTransportSE(URL);

    try {
        // Invoke web service
        androidHttpTransport.call(SOAP_ACTION+webMethName, envelope);
        // Get the response
        SoapPrimitive response = (SoapPrimitive) envelope.getResponse();
        // Assign it to  boolean variable variable
        loginStatus = Boolean.parseBoolean(response.toString());

    } catch (Exception e) {
        //Assign Error Status true in static variable 'errored'
        CheckLoginActivity.errored = true;
    //Return booleam to calling object
    return loginStatus;


1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

I haven't used a SOAP web service in a while; your best bet is to try searching for "Android SOAP client example" (or tutorial). Sorry I'm not more help here!