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Upload File To Server - Android Example

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In this example uploading an image from sdcard to web server.

Steps :

      1.  place an image on sdcard.
      2.  place sdcard image path and image name in UploadToServer.java. ( see below )
      3.  create a php script (UploadToServer.php) at server. ( see below )
      4.  place php script path in UploadToServer.java. ( see below )
      5.  create folder name uploads on server where you have placed php script.
      6.  give permission 777 (read/write/execute) to uploads folder.

 

Project Structure :

 

Upload_file_project_sketch

 

 

Upload Image Sdcard View :

 

Upload_image_sdcard_path

 

File : AndroidManifest.xml

 


  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
        package="com.androidexample.uploadtoserver"
        android:versionCode="1"
        android:versionName="1.0" >
    
        <uses-sdk
            android:minSdkVersion="8"/>
        
        <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"/>
    
        <application
            android:allowBackup="true"
            android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
            android:label="@string/app_name"
            android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
            <activity
                android:name="com.androidexample.uploadtoserver.UploadToServer"
                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>
    
    </manifest>

 

File : res/layout/activity_upload_to_server.xml

 


   <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
        android:orientation="vertical"
        android:layout_width="fill_parent"
        android:layout_height="fill_parent"
        >
        <Button 
            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:text="Click To Upload File"
            android:id="@+id/uploadButton"
        />
         
        <TextView 
            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:text=""
            android:id="@+id/messageText"
            android:textColor="#000000"
            android:textStyle="bold"
        />
     </LinearLayout>

 

File : src/UploadToServer.java

 


import java.io.DataOutputStream;
import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileInputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.MalformedURLException;
import java.net.URL;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.app.ProgressDialog;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnClickListener;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;
import android.widget.Toast;
 
public class UploadToServer extends Activity {
    
    TextView messageText;
    Button uploadButton;
    int serverResponseCode = 0;
    ProgressDialog dialog = null;
       
    String upLoadServerUri = null;
    
    /**********  File Path *************/
    final String uploadFilePath = "/mnt/sdcard/";
    final String uploadFileName = "service_lifecycle.png";
    
    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    	
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_upload_to_server);
         
        uploadButton = (Button)findViewById(R.id.uploadButton);
        messageText  = (TextView)findViewById(R.id.messageText);
        
        messageText.setText("Uploading file path :- '/mnt/sdcard/"+uploadFileName+"'");
        
        /************* Php script path ****************/
    	upLoadServerUri = "http://www.androidexample.com/media/UploadToServer.php";
        
  	    uploadButton.setOnClickListener(new OnClickListener() {            
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
            	
                dialog = ProgressDialog.show(UploadToServer.this, "", "Uploading file...", true);
                
                new Thread(new Runnable() {
                        public void run() {
                             runOnUiThread(new Runnable() {
                                    public void run() {
                                    	messageText.setText("uploading started.....");
                                    }
                                });                      
                          
                             uploadFile(uploadFilePath + "" + uploadFileName);
                                                     
                        }
                      }).start();        
                }
            });
    }
     
    public int uploadFile(String sourceFileUri) {
          
    	  
    	  String fileName = sourceFileUri;
 
          HttpURLConnection conn = null;
          DataOutputStream dos = null;  
          String lineEnd = "\r\n";
          String twoHyphens = "--";
          String boundary = "*****";
          int bytesRead, bytesAvailable, bufferSize;
          byte[] buffer;
          int maxBufferSize = 1 * 1024 * 1024; 
          File sourceFile = new File(sourceFileUri); 
          
          if (!sourceFile.isFile()) {
        	  
	           dialog.dismiss(); 
	           
	           Log.e("uploadFile", "Source File not exist :"
	        		               +uploadFilePath + "" + uploadFileName);
	           
	           runOnUiThread(new Runnable() {
	               public void run() {
	            	   messageText.setText("Source File not exist :"
	            			   +uploadFilePath + "" + uploadFileName);
	               }
	           }); 
	           
	           return 0;
           
          }
          else
          {
	           try { 
	        	   
	            	 // open a URL connection to the Servlet
	               FileInputStream fileInputStream = new FileInputStream(sourceFile);
	               URL url = new URL(upLoadServerUri);
	               
	               // Open a HTTP  connection to  the URL
	               conn = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection(); 
	               conn.setDoInput(true); // Allow Inputs
	               conn.setDoOutput(true); // Allow Outputs
	               conn.setUseCaches(false); // Don't use a Cached Copy
	               conn.setRequestMethod("POST");
	               conn.setRequestProperty("Connection", "Keep-Alive");
	               conn.setRequestProperty("ENCTYPE", "multipart/form-data");
	               conn.setRequestProperty("Content-Type", "multipart/form-data;boundary=" + boundary);
	               conn.setRequestProperty("uploaded_file", fileName); 
	               
	               dos = new DataOutputStream(conn.getOutputStream());
	     
	               dos.writeBytes(twoHyphens + boundary + lineEnd); 
	               dos.writeBytes("Content-Disposition: form-data; name="uploaded_file";filename=""
	            		                     + fileName + """ + lineEnd);
	               
	               dos.writeBytes(lineEnd);
	     
	               // create a buffer of  maximum size
	               bytesAvailable = fileInputStream.available(); 
	     
	               bufferSize = Math.min(bytesAvailable, maxBufferSize);
	               buffer = new byte[bufferSize];
	     
	               // read file and write it into form...
	               bytesRead = fileInputStream.read(buffer, 0, bufferSize);  
	                 
	               while (bytesRead > 0) {
	            	   
	                 dos.write(buffer, 0, bufferSize);
	                 bytesAvailable = fileInputStream.available();
	                 bufferSize = Math.min(bytesAvailable, maxBufferSize);
	                 bytesRead = fileInputStream.read(buffer, 0, bufferSize);   
	                 
	                }
	     
	               // send multipart form data necesssary after file data...
	               dos.writeBytes(lineEnd);
	               dos.writeBytes(twoHyphens + boundary + twoHyphens + lineEnd);
	     
	               // Responses from the server (code and message)
	               serverResponseCode = conn.getResponseCode();
	               String serverResponseMessage = conn.getResponseMessage();
	                
	               Log.i("uploadFile", "HTTP Response is : " 
	            		   + serverResponseMessage + ": " + serverResponseCode);
	               
	               if(serverResponseCode == 200){
	            	   
	                   runOnUiThread(new Runnable() {
	                        public void run() {
	                        	
	                        	String msg = "File Upload Completed.\n\n See uploaded file here : \n\n"
	                        		          +" http://www.androidexample.com/media/uploads/"
	                        		          +uploadFileName;
	                        	
	                        	messageText.setText(msg);
	                            Toast.makeText(UploadToServer.this, "File Upload Complete.", 
	                            		     Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
	                        }
	                    });                
	               }    
	               
	               //close the streams //
	               fileInputStream.close();
	               dos.flush();
	               dos.close();
	                
	          } catch (MalformedURLException ex) {
	        	  
	              dialog.dismiss();  
	              ex.printStackTrace();
	              
	              runOnUiThread(new Runnable() {
	                  public void run() {
	                	  messageText.setText("MalformedURLException Exception : check script url.");
	                      Toast.makeText(UploadToServer.this, "MalformedURLException", 
                                                              Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
	                  }
	              });
	              
	              Log.e("Upload file to server", "error: " + ex.getMessage(), ex);  
	          } catch (Exception e) {
	        	  
	              dialog.dismiss();  
	              e.printStackTrace();
	              
	              runOnUiThread(new Runnable() {
	                  public void run() {
	                	  messageText.setText("Got Exception : see logcat ");
	                      Toast.makeText(UploadToServer.this, "Got Exception : see logcat ", 
	                    		  Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
	                  }
	              });
	              Log.e("Upload file to server Exception", "Exception : " 
	            		                           + e.getMessage(), e);  
	          }
	          dialog.dismiss();       
	          return serverResponseCode; 
	          
           } // End else block 
         } 
}

 

Php script at server :
 
 File : UploadToServer.php

 


    <?php
     
        $file_path = "uploads/";
        
        $file_path = $file_path . basename( $_FILES['uploaded_file']['name']);
        if(move_uploaded_file($_FILES['uploaded_file']['tmp_name'], $file_path)) {
            echo "success";
        } else{
            echo "fail";
        }
     ?>

 

Show uploaded image at server :

 

Showing_uploaded_file_at_server

 

Check apk file in phone  :

UploadToServer.apk

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