Java Code Examples for android.content.Intent.normalizeMimeType()

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Example 1
Project: chromium-for-android-56-debug-video   File:   Source Code and License Vote up 6 votes
 * Creates an Intent to open the file in another app by firing an Intent to Android.
 * @param fileUri  Uri pointing to the file.
 * @param mimeType MIME type for the file.
 * @return Intent that can be used to start an Activity for the file.
public static Intent createViewIntentForDownloadItem(Uri fileUri, String mimeType) {
    Intent fileIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_VIEW);
    String normalizedMimeType = Intent.normalizeMimeType(mimeType);
    if (TextUtils.isEmpty(normalizedMimeType)) {
    } else {
        fileIntent.setDataAndType(fileUri, normalizedMimeType);
    return fileIntent;
Example 2
Project: chromium-for-android-56-debug-video   File:   Source Code and License Vote up 6 votes
 * Opens a file in Chrome or in another app if appropriate.
 * @param file path to the file to open.
 * @param mimeType mime type of the file.
 * @param isOffTheRecord whether we are in an off the record context.
 * @return whether the file could successfully be opened.
public static boolean openFile(File file, String mimeType, boolean isOffTheRecord) {
    Context context = ContextUtils.getApplicationContext();
    Intent viewIntent = createViewIntentForDownloadItem(Uri.fromFile(file), mimeType);
    DownloadManagerService service = DownloadManagerService.getDownloadManagerService(context);

    // Check if Chrome should open the file itself.
    if (service.isDownloadOpenableInBrowser(isOffTheRecord, mimeType)) {
        // Share URIs use the content:// scheme when able, which looks bad when displayed
        // in the URL bar.
        Uri fileUri = Uri.fromFile(file);
        Uri shareUri = getUriForItem(file);
        String normalizedMimeType = Intent.normalizeMimeType(mimeType);

        Intent intent =
                getMediaViewerIntentForDownloadItem(fileUri, shareUri, normalizedMimeType);
        IntentHandler.startActivityForTrustedIntent(intent, context);
        return true;

    // Check if any apps can open the file.
    try {
        return true;
    } catch (ActivityNotFoundException e) {
        // Can't launch the Intent.
        Toast.makeText(context, context.getString(R.string.download_cant_open_file),
        return false;