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Show Phone Contacts In AutoComplete Suggestions - Android Example

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In this example reading Phone Contacts and showing these contacts name as Auto suggestions for TextView. After select AutoComplete value showing selected contact phone number and contact name in alert.

AutoCompleteTextView is an editable text view that shows suggestions automatically while the user is entering characters. The list of suggestions is displayed from which the user can choose an item.

 

Project Structure :


AutoComplete contact name project sketch

 

File : res/layout/autocomplete_main.xml

 

    
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<TableLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="fill_parent"
    android:layout_height="fill_parent"
    android:background="#000000" >

    <TableRow>
        <TextView 
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:textSize="20px"
            android:text="Write character"
            android:textColor="#ffffff"
            android:layout_marginLeft="10dip"></TextView>
    </TableRow>		
    <TableRow>
        
        <AutoCompleteTextView
            android:id="@+id/toNumber"
            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:layout_marginLeft="10dip"
            android:layout_marginRight="10dip"
            android:textColor="#000000"
            android:textColorHighlight="#000000"
            android:textColorLink="#000000"
            android:textStyle="bold"
            android:width="250dip" />
        
    </TableRow>
    <TableRow android:layout_marginTop="2dip">
        
        <Button android:id="@+id/Send"
                android:clickable="true" 
                android:width="86dip"
                android:text="Show Selected Value"
                android:layout_gravity="center_vertical|center_horizontal"/>  
     </TableRow>
 
</TableLayout>
 

 

File : src/AutoCompleteString.java

 

- Read phone contact and store contact names in nameValueArr ArrayList and contact phone number in phoneValueArr ArrayList.
- Taking AutoCompleteTextView reference from auto_complete_string.xml file.
- Add nameValueArr ArrayList to adapter and add adapter to AutoCompleteTextView.

 


import java.util.ArrayList;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.content.ContentResolver;
import android.database.Cursor;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.provider.ContactsContract;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnClickListener;
import android.view.inputmethod.InputMethodManager;
import android.widget.AdapterView;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;
import android.widget.AutoCompleteTextView;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.EditText;
import android.widget.Toast;
import android.widget.AdapterView.OnItemClickListener;
import android.widget.AdapterView.OnItemSelectedListener;

public class AutocompleteMain extends Activity implements  OnItemClickListener, OnItemSelectedListener  {
 
    // Initialize variables
	 
	AutoCompleteTextView textView=null;
	private ArrayAdapter<String> adapter;
	
	// Store contacts values in these arraylist
	public static ArrayList<String> phoneValueArr = new ArrayList<String>();
	public static ArrayList<String> nameValueArr = new ArrayList<String>();
	
	EditText toNumber=null;
	String toNumberValue="";
	
	
	/** Called when the activity is first created. */
	@Override
	public void onCreate(Bundle bundle) {
		super.onCreate(bundle);
		
		setContentView(R.layout.autocomplete_main);
		
		final Button Send = (Button) findViewById(R.id.Send);
		 
		// Initialize AutoCompleteTextView values
		
			textView = (AutoCompleteTextView) findViewById(R.id.toNumber);
		    
			//Create adapter    
			adapter = new ArrayAdapter<String>
                      (this, android.R.layout.simple_dropdown_item_1line, new ArrayList<String>());
		    textView.setThreshold(1);
		    
		   //Set adapter to AutoCompleteTextView
		    textView.setAdapter(adapter);
		    textView.setOnItemSelectedListener(this);
		    textView.setOnItemClickListener(this);
		
		// Read contact data and add data to ArrayAdapter
		// ArrayAdapter used by AutoCompleteTextView
		    
		   readContactData();
				
			
	   /********** Button Click pass textView object ***********/
		Send.setOnClickListener(BtnAction(textView));
		
        
	}

	private OnClickListener BtnAction(final AutoCompleteTextView toNumber) {
		return new OnClickListener() {
			
			public void onClick(View v) {
				
				String NameSel = "";
				NameSel = toNumber.getText().toString();
				
				
				final String ToNumber = toNumberValue;
				
				
		        if (ToNumber.length() == 0 ) {
					Toast.makeText(getBaseContext(), "Please fill phone number",
							Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
				}
		        else
		        {
		        	Toast.makeText(getBaseContext(), NameSel+" : "+toNumberValue,
								Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
		        }
				
			}
		};
	}	
	
	
    // Read phone contact name and phone numbers 
    
	private void readContactData() {
		
		try {
			
			/*********** Reading Contacts Name And Number **********/
			
			String phoneNumber = "";
			ContentResolver cr = getBaseContext()
					.getContentResolver();
			
			//Query to get contact name
			
			Cursor cur = cr
					.query(ContactsContract.Contacts.CONTENT_URI,
							null,
							null,
							null,
							null);
			
			// If data data found in contacts 
			if (cur.getCount() > 0) {
				
				Log.i("AutocompleteContacts", "Reading   contacts........");
				
				int k=0;
				String name = "";
				
				while (cur.moveToNext()) 
				{
					
					String id = cur
							.getString(cur
									.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts._ID));
					name = cur
							.getString(cur
									.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts.DISPLAY_NAME));
					
					//Check contact have phone number
					if (Integer
							.parseInt(cur
									.getString(cur
										.getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.Contacts.HAS_PHONE_NUMBER))) > 0) 
					{
							
						//Create query to get phone number by contact id
						Cursor pCur = cr
									.query(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTENT_URI,
											null,
											ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.CONTACT_ID
													+ " = ?",
											new String[] { id },
											null);
							int j=0;
							
							while (pCur
									.moveToNext()) 
							{
								// Sometimes get multiple data 
								if(j==0)
								{
									// Get Phone number
									phoneNumber =""+pCur.getString(pCur
											    .getColumnIndex(ContactsContract.CommonDataKinds.Phone.NUMBER));
									
									// Add contacts names to adapter
									adapter.add(name);
									
									// Add ArrayList names to adapter
									phoneValueArr.add(phoneNumber.toString());
									nameValueArr.add(name.toString());
									
									j++;
									k++;
								}
							}  // End while loop
							pCur.close();
						} // End if
					
				}  // End while loop

			} // End Cursor value check
			cur.close();
					
    	 
		} catch (Exception e) {
			 Log.i("AutocompleteContacts","Exception : "+ e);
		}
					
	
   }

	@Override
	public void onItemSelected(AdapterView<?> arg0, View arg1, int position,
			long arg3) {
		// TODO Auto-generated method stub
		//Log.d("AutocompleteContacts", "onItemSelected() position " + position);
    }

	@Override
	public void onNothingSelected(AdapterView<?> arg0) {
		// TODO Auto-generated method stub
		
		InputMethodManager imm = (InputMethodManager) getSystemService(
			    INPUT_METHOD_SERVICE);
			imm.hideSoftInputFromWindow(getCurrentFocus().getWindowToken(), 0);

	}

	@Override
	public void onItemClick(AdapterView<?> arg0, View arg1, int arg2, long arg3) {
		// TODO Auto-generated method stub
		
		    // Get Array index value for selected name
		     int i = nameValueArr.indexOf(""+arg0.getItemAtPosition(arg2));
		   
		    // If name exist in name ArrayList
		    if (i >= 0) {
		        
		    	// Get Phone Number
		    	toNumberValue = phoneValueArr.get(i);
		    	
		    	InputMethodManager imm = (InputMethodManager) getSystemService(
		    		    INPUT_METHOD_SERVICE);
		    		imm.hideSoftInputFromWindow(getCurrentFocus().getWindowToken(), 0);

		        // Show Alert		
		    	Toast.makeText(getBaseContext(), 
                            "Position:"+arg2+" Name:"+arg0.getItemAtPosition(arg2)+" Number:"+toNumberValue,
						    Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
		    	
		    	Log.d("AutocompleteContacts", 
                            "Position:"+arg2+" Name:"+arg0.getItemAtPosition(arg2)+" Number:"+toNumberValue);
		    	
		    }
		
	}
	
	protected void onResume() {
        super.onResume();
    }
 
    protected void onDestroy() {
        super.onDestroy();
    }
    
}

 

File : File : AndroidManifest.xml

 

- Gave read contact permissions in AndroidManifest.xml
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE"></uses-permission>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_CONTACTS" />

 

 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="com.androidexample.autocompleteedittext"
    android:versionCode="1"
    android:versionName="1.0" >

    <uses-sdk
        android:minSdkVersion="8"
        android:targetSdkVersion="8" />

    <application
        android:allowBackup="true"
        android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name"
        android:theme="@style/Theme.Light.NoTitleBar.Workaround" >
        <activity
            android:name="com.androidexample.autocompleteedittext.AutocompleteMain"
            android:label="@string/app_name"  >
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
    </application>

    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE"></uses-permission>
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_CONTACTS" />
    
</manifest>

 

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How To Test On Simulator :

If Checking on Simulator then required come phone contacts, so showing here how to add phone contact.

AutoComplete contact test on simulator


AutoComplete add contact on simulator


AutoComplete contact added on simulator

 

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