How to make a phone call using intent in Android?


Question

I'm using the following code to make a call in Android but it is giving me security exception please help.

 posted_by = "111-333-222-4";

 String uri = "tel:" + posted_by.trim() ;
 Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_CALL);
 intent.setData(Uri.parse(uri));
 startActivity(intent);

permissions

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

Exception

11-25 14:47:01.661: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302): Uncaught handler: thread main exiting due to uncaught exception
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302): java.lang.SecurityException: Permission Denial: starting Intent { act=android.intent.action.CALL dat=tel:111-333-222-4 cmp=com.android.phone/.OutgoingCallBroadcaster } from ProcessRecord{43d32508 302:com.Finditnear/10026} (pid=302, uid=10026) requires android.permission.CALL_PHONE
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1218)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1206)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.app.ActivityManagerProxy.startActivity(ActivityManagerNative.java:1214)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.app.Instrumentation.execStartActivity(Instrumentation.java:1373)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.app.Activity.startActivityForResult(Activity.java:2749)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.app.Activity.startActivity(Activity.java:2855)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at com.Finditnear.PostDetail$2$1$1$1.onClick(PostDetail.java:604)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at com.android.internal.app.AlertController$AlertParams$3.onItemClick(AlertController.java:884)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.widget.AdapterView.performItemClick(AdapterView.java:284)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.widget.ListView.performItemClick(ListView.java:3285)
11-25 14:47:01.681: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(302):     at android.widget.AbsListView$PerformClick.run(AbsListView.java:1640)
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8/17/2017 12:50:54 PM

Accepted Answer

Every thing is fine.

i just placed call permissions tag before application tag in manifest file

and now every thing is working fine.

70
11/25/2010 10:20:09 AM

You can use Intent.ACTION_DIAL instead of Intent.ACTION_CALL. This shows the dialer with the number already entered, but allows the user to decide whether to actually make the call or not. ACTION_DIAL does not require the CALL_PHONE permission.


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