Adding a settings page to Note to Self

Now that we are armed with all this knowledge about the Android Intent class, we can add another screen (Activity) to our Note to Self app – a Settings screen.

We will first create a new Activity for our Settings screen and see what effect that has on the AndroidManifest.xml file. We will then create a very simple layout for our Settings screen and add the Java code to switch from MainActivity to the new one. We will, however, defer wiring up our Settings screen with Java until we have learned how to save the settings to disk. We will do this later this chapter and then come back to the Settings screen to make it persist.

First, let's create that new Activity. We will call it SettingsActivity.

Creating the SettingsActivity ...

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