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Alarm Manager and Notification in android

Posted by: admin June 15, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

All,
I have some doubt in basics .kindly help me to resolve it. in which scenario we will use Alarm manager and in which scenario we will use Notification.

Here is my understandings-Alarm-General Wakeup alarm
Notification-used to notify new events…

If the above thing is correct please help me where the REMINDER will falls.

How to&Answers:

Alarm manager is not a user notification system but an event for the phone to wake up and do something at a certain time.

Notifications are what you would use to notify the user of an event.

You can wire this all together using a BroadcastReceiver to capture the alarm manager events and start a notification.

Here’s a simple example of how to do it.