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Returning contact details from ContactsContract

Discussion in 'Android Development' started by Broto25, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Broto25

    Broto25 Lurker
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    Hi everybody,

    I'm having a small issue trying to get my contacts' details using the new API 5 (2.0)
    What i'm doing is :

    Intent i = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_PICK, android.provider.ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI);

    startActivityForResult(i,1);

    This part of the code is going alright, it shows all my contacts...The problem is with the result of that.
    What i get is a String like "content://com.android.contacts/data/1"

    How should i get the personal information of the contact (like display_name, phone number) from this DB entry??

    Thanks!
     



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  2. Broto25

    Broto25 Lurker
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    anyone???
     
  3. MountainX

    MountainX Well-Known Member

    Did you ever find help on using the new ContactsContract class? Let me know if you found any good tutorials.
     
  4. Broto25

    Broto25 Lurker
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    try to google key words like, ContractContacts, contacts android 2.0, all the things i know are coming from this kind of search... the new API is not really well documented, but you can gather some helpful stuff in the other forums.
    I
     
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