I want to open link which is in text view in the form of text:type="autolink"and it contains some URL but when a user tap on it, opens browser instead of webview activity

For Example

{<TextViewandroid:layout_width="match_parent"android:layout_height="match_parent"android:autoLink="web"android:text="www.facebook.com"android:id="@+id/iimage" />}

so please tell if a user clicks on this link it opens in webView in WebView activity. How to do this

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    You can do this simply by:

     iimage.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {@Overridepublic void onClick(View view) {Intent intent=new Intent(currentactivity, youractivity.class);intent.putExtra("url", your_url );startActivity(intent);finish();}});

    Inside onCreate of your youractivity

    String urltoload=getIntent().getStringExtra("url");webView.loadUrl(url);

    Hope this helps.

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    • Except www.google.com no other links is not working like facebook,youtube– user9119525yesterday
    • I added some more code of lines and starts working– user9119525yesterday
    • Were you passing the whole URL like " facebook.com/";?– nimi011218 hours ago

    You will need to set a Spannable to your textview and set the click listener on that Spannable.

    Here you have an example i took from some answer: Android: ClickableSpan in clickable TextView

    TextView tv=(TextView)findViewById(R.id.textview01); Spannable span=Spannable.Factory.getInstance().newSpannable("test link span"); span.setSpan(new ClickableSpan() { @Overridepublic void onClick(View v) { Log.d("main", "link clicked");Toast.makeText(Main.this, "link clicked", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show(); } }, 5, 9, Spanned.SPAN_EXCLUSIVE_EXCLUSIVE);// All the rest will have the same spannable.ClickableSpan cs=new ClickableSpan() { @Overridepublic void onClick(View v) { Log.d("main", "textview clicked");Toast.makeText(Main.this, "textview clicked", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show(); } };// set the "test " spannable.span.setSpan(cs, 0, 5, Spanned.SPAN_EXCLUSIVE_EXCLUSIVE);// set the " span" spannablespan.setSpan(cs, 6, span.length(), Spanned.SPAN_EXCLUSIVE_EXCLUSIVE);tv.setText(span);tv.setMovementMethod(LinkMovementMethod.getInstance());
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      Look How can we open TextView's links into Webview

      But actually all you need is webView.loadUrl("www.facebook.com")

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      • no bro I am trying to open text view links in other activity with webview not just by loading loadUrl();– user9119525Feb 14 at 21:07
      • Well, ok. And what a problem to pass String to other activity in intent extras, in activity extract it and put to webView?– 600Feb 14 at 21:10

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