How to generate a unique ID in android

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Mar 3, 2014 8:28:05 AM via Website

Hi All. I have created an app for notification. in that i need to create a unique id for each notification. can anyone help me on how to create a unique id in android?
Pascal P.
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Mar 3, 2014 8:53:55 AM via Website

What doey your app (functions)
Why do you need this unique id?
Where is the problem?
How does the notification code Looks like? (poste pls)

LG Pascal //It's not a bug, it's a feature. :) ;)

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Mar 3, 2014 8:57:32 AM via Website

You can use:
UUID.randomUUID()

Check the documentation for UUID class at the android developers documentation
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Mar 3, 2014 8:59:17 AM via Website

thanks for the reply pascal. if i need to set the more than one notification, i need to set the unique id of that.
notificationManager.notify(1, notification);

while doing this i was thinking about the unique id. since i am new in android, i am interested to know about the unique id generation.
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Mar 3, 2014 9:02:28 AM via Website

ok i understand.
Whats the Problem with it.
You have a interger i and every time when you Display a notification you do i+=1;
Then at runtime you have an unique id in every norification

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Mar 4, 2014 6:03:40 AM via Website

thanks for the help and a new information Pablo. i have even tried UUID.randomUUID().hashCode();