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The Android app catalog application provides an API to notify external applications of the application download progress. To invoke this API, the external applications need to invoke the service exposed by the app catalog application and implement a BroadcastReceiver to receive results.

Guidelines to invoke the API

Use the points given below as guidelines:

  • Use the service name to invoke the API.
  • Use the action name to call and receive the output from the API.
  • Use the APP_DOWNLOAD_PROGRESS operation code when invoking the API.
  • Define the intent result parameters as follows:
    • Define 200 as the status codes to denote success and 400 to denote failure.
    • Define the payload as a result payload. 

    • The service will return the JSON output as the payload.

        “progress” “DOWNLOAD PROGRESS”

Invoking the API

Follow the steps given below to invoke the API by starting the exposed service.

  1. Configure the BroadcastReceiver.

    public class CatalogServiceResponseReceiver extends BroadcastReceiver {
       public void onReceive(Context context, Intent intent) {
             String status = intent.getStringExtra(“status”);
             JSONObject result = new JSONObject(intent.getStringExtra(“payload”));
             //Your result manipulation code goes here
  2. Register a receiver to listen to the service results. 

    Context context = getApplicationContext();
    IntentFilter filter = new IntentFilter(“”);
    CatalogServiceResponseReceiver receiver = new CatalogServiceResponseReceiver();
    registerReceiver(receiver, filter);
  3. Call the service. This should always happen after registering the receiver.

    Intent intent =  new Intent(“”);
    Intent explicitIntent = createExplicitFromImplicitIntent(context, intent);
    if (explicitIntent != null) {
      intent = explicitIntent;
    intent.putExtra("code", “APP_DOWNLOAD_PROGRESS”);
  4. Create an explicit intent method.

    public static Intent createExplicitFromImplicitIntent(Context context, Intent implicitIntent) {
      //Retrieve all services that can match the given intent
      PackageManager pm = context.getPackageManager();
      List<ResolveInfo> resolveInfo = pm.queryIntentServices(implicitIntent, 0);
      //Make sure only one match was found
      if (resolveInfo == null || resolveInfo.size() != 1) {
         return null;
      //Get component info and create ComponentName
      ResolveInfo serviceInfo = resolveInfo.get(0);
      String packageName = serviceInfo.serviceInfo.packageName;
      String className =;
      ComponentName component = new ComponentName(packageName, className);
      //Create a new intent. Use the old one for extras and such reuse
      Intent explicitIntent = new Intent(implicitIntent);
      //Set the component to be explicit
      return explicitIntent;
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