How to open an URL in Android’s web browser

Here’s a code snippet to show you how to use “android.content.Intent” to open an specify URL in Android’s web browser.


	button.setOnClickListener(new OnClickListener() {

		@Override
		public void onClick(View arg0) {

			Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW, 
			     Uri.parse("http://www.mkyong.com"));
			startActivity(intent);

		}

	});
Note
For full example, please refer to this – Android button example.

References

  1. Android Button JavaDoc
  2. Android Intent.ACTION_VIEW JavaDoc

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fatima
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fatima

it was a great help thankyou !

SriRam
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SriRam

i want to call a url – nothing to be displayed or nothing to be get as a rsponce but i want to call that – can you help me with any snippet

Aman
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Aman

this will open the browser, but how to open the link in background

Aman
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Aman

i mean the link whatever i put there it open it in foreground, but i want to do same but in background. is it possible to execute the given link in background????

Tharindu Irashana
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Tharindu Irashana

thank you sir

avon
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avon

thank you !!!!

haris
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haris

How to create a browser with block of all unwanted url’s in android??

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Gowtham Raj
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Gowtham Raj

easy to understand