How to Switch to Another Activity

First, create a new activity by:

  1. creating a new Java class that extends Activity (for our example, we’ll call it Step1Activity)
  2. creating a new XML layout
  3. adding the new activity to the Android manifest XML

Second, from, say, a button’s onClick() implementation, add this:

Intent i = new Intent(getApplicationContext(), Step1Activity.class);
startActivity(i);

To resolve various names, you’ll need to import a bunch of things. For example, to resolve ‘Intent’, you’ll need this:

import android.content.Intent;

In general, I Google the name (along with “android”) and use the URL at developer.android.com/reference to tell me what the import is.

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