How to run a method every 10 seconds in Android?

AndroidApps/ApplicationsMobile Development

This example demonstrates how do I run a method every 10 seconds in android.

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"
   xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
   android:layout_width="match_parent"
   android:layout_height="match_parent"
   android:gravity="center"
   android:orientation="vertical"
   tools:context=".MainActivity">
<TextView
   android:layout_width="wrap_content"
   android:layout_height="wrap_content"
   android:text="Hello World!" />
</LinearLayout>

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

import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.os.Handler;
import android.widget.Toast;
public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {
   Handler handler = new Handler();
   Runnable runnable;
   int delay = 10000;
   @Override
   protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
      setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
   }
   @Override
   protected void onResume() {
      handler.postDelayed(runnable = new Runnable() {
         public void run() {
            handler.postDelayed(runnable, delay);
            Toast.makeText(MainActivity.this, "This method is run every 10 seconds",
            Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
         }
      }, delay);
      super.onResume();
   }
   @Override
   protected void onPause() {
      handler.removeCallbacks(runnable); //stop handler when activity not visible super.onPause();
   }
}

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">
   <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 the android studio, open one of your project's activity files and click the Run Play Icon icon from the toolbar. Select your mobile device as an option and then check your mobile device which will display your default screen −

raja
Published on 25-Oct-2019 12:49:30
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