Android - Intent Standard Actions


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Following table lists down various important Android Intent Standard Actions. You can check Android Official Documentation for a complete list of Actions −

Sr.No Activity Action Intent & Description
1

ACTION_ALL_APPS

List all the applications available on the device.

2

ACTION_ANSWER

Handle an incoming phone call.

3

ACTION_ATTACH_DATA

Used to indicate that some piece of data should be attached to some other place

4

ACTION_BATTERY_CHANGED

This is a sticky broadcast containing the charging state, level, and other information about the battery.

5

ACTION_BATTERY_LOW

This broadcast corresponds to the "Low battery warning" system dialog.

6

ACTION_BATTERY_OKAY

This will be sent after ACTION_BATTERY_LOW once the battery has gone back up to an okay state.

7

ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED

This is broadcast once, after the system has finished booting.

8

ACTION_BUG_REPORT

Show activity for reporting a bug.

9

ACTION_CALL

Perform a call to someone specified by the data.

10

ACTION_CALL_BUTTON

The user pressed the "call" button to go to the dialer or other appropriate UI for placing a call.

11

ACTION_CAMERA_BUTTON

The "Camera Button" was pressed.

12

ACTION_CHOOSER

Display an activity chooser, allowing the user to pick what they want to before proceeding.

13

ACTION_CONFIGURATION_CHANGED

The current device Configuration (orientation, locale, etc) has changed.

14

ACTION_DATE_CHANGED

The date has changed.

15

ACTION_DEFAULT

A synonym for ACTION_VIEW, the "standard" action that is performed on a piece of data.

16

ACTION_DELETE

Delete the given data from its container.

17

ACTION_DEVICE_STORAGE_LOW

A sticky broadcast that indicates low memory condition on the device.

18

ACTION_DEVICE_STORAGE_OK

Indicates low memory condition on the device no longer exists.

19

ACTION_DIAL

Dial a number as specified by the data.

20

ACTION_DOCK_EVENT

A sticky broadcast for changes in the physical docking state of the device.

21

ACTION_DREAMING_STARTED

Sent after the system starts dreaming.

22

ACTION_DREAMING_STOPPED

Sent after the system stops dreaming.

23

ACTION_EDIT

Provide explicit editable access to the given data.

24

ACTION_FACTORY_TEST

Main entry point for factory tests.

25

ACTION_GET_CONTENT

Allow the user to select a particular kind of data and return it.

26

ACTION_GTALK_SERVICE_CONNECTED

A GTalk connection has been established.

27

ACTION_GTALK_SERVICE_DISCONNECTED

A GTalk connection has been disconnected.

28

ACTION_HEADSET_PLUG

Wired Headset plugged in or unplugged.

29

ACTION_INPUT_METHOD_CHANGED

An input method has been changed.

30

ACTION_INSERT

Insert an empty item into the given container.

31

ACTION_INSERT_OR_EDIT

Pick an existing item, or insert a new item, and then edit it.

32

ACTION_INSTALL_PACKAGE

Launch application installer.

33

ACTION_LOCALE_CHANGED

The current device's locale has changed.

34

ACTION_MAIN

Start as a main entry point, does not expect to receive data.

35

ACTION_MEDIA_BUTTON

The "Media Button" was pressed.

36

ACTION_MEDIA_CHECKING

External media is present, and being disk-checked.

37

ACTION_MEDIA_EJECT

User has expressed the desire to remove the external storage media.

38

ACTION_MEDIA_REMOVED

External media has been removed.

39

ACTION_NEW_OUTGOING_CALL

An outgoing call is about to be placed.

40

ACTION_PASTE

Create a new item in the given container, initializing it from the current contents of the clipboard.

41

ACTION_POWER_CONNECTED

External power has been connected to the device.

42

ACTION_REBOOT

Have the device reboot. This is only for use by system code.

43

ACTION_RUN

Run the data, whatever that means.

44

ACTION_SCREEN_OFF

Sent after the screen turns off.

45

ACTION_SCREEN_ON

Sent after the screen turns on.

46

ACTION_SEARCH

Perform a search.

47

ACTION_SEND

Deliver some data to someone else.

48

ACTION_SENDTO

Send a message to someone specified by the data.

49

ACTION_SEND_MULTIPLE

Deliver multiple data to someone else.

50

ACTION_SET_WALLPAPER

Show settings for choosing wallpaper.

51

ACTION_SHUTDOWN

Device is shutting down.

52

ACTION_SYNC

Perform a data synchronization.

53

ACTION_TIMEZONE_CHANGED

The timezone has changed.

54

ACTION_TIME_CHANGED

The time was set.

55

ACTION_VIEW

Display the data to the user.

56

ACTION_VOICE_COMMAND

Start Voice Command.

57

ACTION_WALLPAPER_CHANGED

The current system wallpaper has changed.

58

ACTION_WEB_SEARCH

Perform a web search.


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