Saturday, November 22, 2014

Android: detect your own phone number

In this tutorial you will learn how to detect your own phone number programmatically



Step: add permission to Android Manifest

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



Step: use TelephonyManager to read the number

   private String getMyPhoneNumber() {
      TelephonyManager manager = (TelephonyManager) appContext.getSystemService(Context.TELEPHONY_SERVICE);
      String myPhoneNumber = manager.getLine1Number();
      return myPhoneNumber;
   }