flipper83 flipper83 - 1 year ago 197
Android Question

setting Cookies in WebView android

I'm trying to set some cookies on my

to open a browser with the same session that I have on my app.

I read a lot of answers but they don't work for me. The only solution I've found is in the
, hardcode the cookie data in
, but as expected this only works for this requests, and doesn't maintain the session.

The code that I have is:

CookieSyncManager cookieSyncManager = CookieSyncManager.createInstance(mWebView.getContext());
CookieManager cookieManager = CookieManager.getInstance();
cookieManager.setCookie("http://xx.xxx.example.com","mid="+MySession.GetSession().sessionId+" ; Domain=.example.com");

String cookie = cookieManager.getCookie("http://xx.xxx.example.com");

Log.d(LOGTAG, "cookie ------>"+cookie);
mWebView.setWebViewClient(new TuWebViewClient());

returns the correct data, but when I read the cookies from the server, those are empty. What is wrong? Please advise.
Thank you!!!

Answer Source

Solved!!!! the problem is with the webView, I dont know what happend, but If I create the

WebView webView = new WebView(Activity.this);

it works. If I read the webview from activity with findViewById() it doesn't work.

Also if you need to set a list of cookies that you received previously from a website. All you have to do is use a for-loop to go through and set all of them . It helped me to solve the situation

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