Using custom drawables in an Android Notification
Is there any way to use an image that I'm generating on the fly as a Notification icon?
Asked by: Arthur722 | Posted: 20-01-2022
This topic was discussed in a previous SO question. Upshot: I don't think it is possible.
UPDATE: For tablets or other large-screen devices, on API Level 11+, there is a
largeIcon property which accepts a
Bitmap. AFAIK, this is unused on smaller-screen devices, such as phones.
You can now change the main icon with API 11 (Notification.Builder -> setLargeIcon)Answered by: Arnold728 | Posted: 21-02-2022
Try creating a custom Notifications view, then you should be able to use a Bitmap object:
RemoteViews contentView = new RemoteViews(context.getPackageName(), R.layout.custom_notification_layout); contentView.setImageViewBitmap(R.id.icon_view, myBitmapObject); notification.contentView = contentView;
For more info see "Creating a Custom Expanded View" on this page: https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/notifiers/notifications.htmlAnswered by: Chelsea429 | Posted: 21-02-2022
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