user2872856 user2872856 - 1 year ago 142
Android Question

Load Images from Assets in Widget remoteView

I am using the following code to load my image into Android widget


remoteViews.setImageViewResource(, R.drawable.image);

I have to save the image in
folder. Is it possible to save the image in assets instead and load it to

Answer Source

Using BitmapFactory, you can load an image in assets/ as a Bitmap from an InputStream provided by AssetManager, and then use the RemoteViews#setImageViewBitmap() method to set it on your widget.

For example:

RemoteViews remoteViews = new RemoteViews(context.getPackageName(), R.layout.widget);

try {
    InputStream is = context.getAssets().open("image.jpg");
    Bitmap bmp = BitmapFactory.decodeStream(is);

    remoteViews.setImageViewBitmap(, bmp);
catch (IOException e) {
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