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

Aldrin Cabuniag
Aldrin Cabuniag
3,783 Points

Why use "getIntExtra()" instead of "getStringExtra()"?

I have looked at the documentation for the method but it is still not quite clear. Any help to further elaborate?

import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends Activity {

  public int mFuelLevel = 0;

  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    // Add your code below!


1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

Because the value we put in the intent, and now are trying to retrieve, is an int so we need to use getIntExtra().