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Android™ Wireless Application Development Volume II: Advanced Topics, Third Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey

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25. Managing User Accounts and Synchronizing User Data

Android is cloud-friendly. Android applications can integrate tightly with remote services, helping users transition seamlessly. Android applications can synchronize data with remote cloud-based (Internet) services using sync adapters. Developers can also take advantage of Android’s cloud-based backup service to protect and migrate application data safely and effectively. In this chapter, you learn about the account and synchronization features to sync data to built-in applications and how to protect application data using the backup and restore features available in Android.

Managing Accounts with the Account Manager

From a user perspective, the Android 2.0 platform introduced many exciting ...

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