How to open Facebook page from Android app?


This example demonstrates about How to open Facebook page from Android app?

Step 1  − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.

Step 2  − Add the following code to res/layout/activity_main.xml.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
   android:id="@+id/rlMain"
   android:layout_width="match_parent"
   android:layout_height="match_parent"
   android:layout_margin="16dp"
   android:orientation="vertical">
   <Button
      android:layout_width="wrap_content"
      android:layout_height="wrap_content"
      android:layout_gravity="center_horizontal"
      android:layout_marginTop="30dp"
      android:layout_marginBottom="30dp"
      android:onClick="fbClick"
      android:text="open Facebook" />
</LinearLayout>

Step 3  − Add the following code to src/MainActivity.java

package app.com.sample;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.net.Uri;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;
public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {
   @Override
   protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
      setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
   }
   public void fbClick(View view) {
      startActivity(getOpenFacebookIntent());
   }
   public Intent getOpenFacebookIntent() {
      try {
         getPackageManager().getPackageInfo("com.facebook.katana", 0);
         return new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW, Uri.parse("fb://page/426253597411506"));
      } catch (Exception e) {
         return new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW, Uri.parse("https://www.facebook.com/appetizerandroid"));
      }
   }
}

Step 4  − Add the following code to androidManifest.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
   package="app.com.sample">
   <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />
   <application
      android:allowBackup="true"
      android:icon="@mipmap/ic_launcher"
      android:label="@string/app_name"
      android:roundIcon="@mipmap/ic_launcher_round"
      android:supportsRtl="true"
      android:theme="@style/AppTheme">
      <activity android:name=".MainActivity">
         <intent-filter>
            <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />
            <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
         </intent-filter>
      </activity>
   </application>
</manifest>

Let's try to run your application. I assume you have connected your actual Android Mobile device with your computer. To run the app from android studio, open one of your project's activity files and Click Run  Icon from the toolbar. Select your mobile device as an option and then check your mobile device which will display your default screen –

Click here to download the project code.

raja
Published on 11-Sep-2019 15:19:03
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