How to pass data from activity to fragment in android

Updated 30 December 2016


We Know how to send the data from the Activity to another Activity. But what if we want to send the data from Activity to fragment?

So the technique is very similar to send data to activity. For sending the data to fragment we use the Bundle.

Bundles: A mapping from String keys to various Parcelable values. They are generally used for passing data between various Android activities and fragments.

How to pass data from Activity to Fragment

There are simple blocks of code to pass data from the Activity to fragments.

Step 1: Passing the data from activity to fragment,

Step 2: Receiving the data to the fragment,








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  • syafiq
    Thank you very much
  • yusunglee
    Thanks a lot Bro!
  • Haris Ahmed
    Thanks a lot 😀 I knew bundles are used but didn’t know this was this much simple.
    • Aman Gupta (Moderator)
      You are most welcome @Haris
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  • Merry
    Hi, can you show example on how to pass data from one fragment to another fragment? Thank you!
    • anchit (Moderator)
      Firstly, you will need to put everything in a bundle.
      Then you can pass on the bundle in the arguments while adding or initializing the fragment.

      The code explained in the article itself explains the approach.

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