Pick image from gallery in Android


Here I am showing you how to get an image from your phone gallery. We use intents to open up the image gallery and get the image URI.

Add Permission in Android Manifest.

On click of the  button, start startActivityForResult as follows:

Above code, the segment is used to choose an image from Gallery.

Once we will select an image, the method OnActivityResult()  will be called. We need to handle the data in this method as follows:

Get the real path from the URI

Thanks for reading.

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  • Agrit Tyagi
    Nicely Done
  • Vijay
    thanks. It Worked
  • Pandga
    Thanks! That helped me.
  • Aditi
    why do we need this :
    It works even without this line.Could you tell what this line actually means?
    And what should we actually specify as action?
  • Jaimin Patel
    Very Much Thank u for this code ..
    Was Really much helpful to get the path…
  • Abir Ahmed
    How can i pick image from Gallery at several apps with android version 12
    • Pankaj Tyagi (Moderator)
      You can use the same code for Android version 12 as well.
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