What is an
Intent? Can it be used to provide data to a
ContentProvider? Why or why not?
Intent object is a common mechanism for starting new activity and transferring data from one activity to another. However, you cannot start a
ContentProvider using an
When you want to access data in a
ContentProvider, you must instead use the
ContentResolver object in your application’s
Context to communicate with the provider as a client. The
ContentResolver object communicates with the provider object, an instance of a class that implements
ContentProvider. The provider object receives data requests from clients, performs the requested action, and returns the results.