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  • Android-Intents and Intent Filters Practical 1

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  • Intent filters are a key component in the search engine optimization process. They are the signals that Google sends to its crawlers to tell them what type of content they should expect on a given page. There are three types of intent filters: Universal, Mobile, and Knowledge Graph.
  • Universal intent filter is used by Google to identify webpages for any type of device. Mobile intent filter is used by Google to identify webpages with content optimized for mobile devices. Knowledge Graph intent filter is used by Google to identify webpages with semantic information about entities and their relationships.

  • Intents and Intent Filters are the two main components of a chatbot. Intents are what the chatbot understands and Intent Filters define the set of intents that it can handle.
  • Intent: Intents determine what kind of input is accepted by a chatbot and what kind of output is provided in return. For example, if your intent is to provide customer support for a specific product, you would need to define all possible inputs that might be received from the user and all possible outputs that you want to provide in return.
  • Intent Filter: An Intent Filter defines which intents your chatbot can handle. This way, if someone tries to ask your chatbot about something it cannot process, they will receive an error message instead of being redirected on an endless loop.

  • Intents and Intent Filters are the backbone of Android Development. They allow you to build apps that can communicate with one another and with external services.
  • Intents: Intents are Android's way of allowing apps to communicate with one another and with external services. Intents let two or more applications work together and share data without any knowledge of each other’s codebase or implementation details.
  • Intent Filters: The Intent Filter is a declaration which tells the system what types of Intents an Activity, Service, or Broadcast Receiver can respond to.


  • Intents are the fundamental building blocks of every conversation. Intents represent a user's desired outcome and can be used to identify and filter responses.

Intent Filter:

  • An Intent filter is a condition that must be met in order for an Intent to be considered. For example, an Intent filter might require that the user has not already purchased before they can purchase again.

In Android Studio, an implicit intent is a type of intent that does not need to be explicitly defined.

The following steps are required to set up an implicit intent in Android Studio:

  • Create a new project with a main activity
  • Select the “New Activity” option from the drop-down menu and select “Blank Activity”
  • In the “Enter Activity Name” field, enter "HelloWorld"
  • In the “Edit Activity” window, under “Activity Type”, select "SingleTop"
  • In the "Add No Activities" window, under "Target Name", enter "com.example.helloandroidstudio"

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