Articles → ANDROID → activity-alias tag in manifest file in android






Purpose





Syntax


<activity-alias  android:name="alias_activity_name" android:targetActivity="activity_name">
</activity-alias>




Scenario of using activity-alias




<activity android:name=".MainActivity">    <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />    <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" /></intent-filter>
</activity>









<application    android:allowBackup="true"    android:icon="@mipmap/ic_launcher"    android:label="@string/app_name"    android:roundIcon="@mipmap/ic_launcher_round"    android:supportsRtl="true"    android:theme="@style/AppTheme">    
    <activity android:name=".SecondActivity">    </activity>    <activity-alias  android:name=".MainAliasActivity" android:targetActivity=".SecondActivity">        <intent-filter>            <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />            <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />        </intent-filter>    </activity-alias>    <activity android:name=".MainActivity">    </activity></application>






Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Tuesday, October 01, 2019
 
Updated On  -  Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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