Accessing the database from another app

Query app iconYou use a content provider to make your database accessible to other apps.

You use a content resolver to access a database in another app.

Using the Content Provider


Using the content provider iconWe covered building our provider class in Part 1. Now in Part 2, we’ll see how we use the provider to access the database.

We will be accessing the database from within the app that created it but we will still use a content resolver to do so.

Building the Content Provider

This is part 1 of creating our custom content provider. This is where we build our ContentProvider class.

Building iconIn part 2, we'll show how we use the provider within the same app to access the database.