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Android ElizaChat Sample

A basic sample showing how to add extensions to notifications on wearable using NotificationCompat.WearableExtender API by providing a chat experience.


NotificationCompat.WearableExtender API offers you a functionality to add wearable extensions to notifications like Add the Voice Input as a Notification Action.

This example also adds the wearable notifications as a voice input by the following code:

NotificationCompat.Builder builder = new NotificationCompat.Builder(this)
        .setLargeIcon(BitmapFactory.decodeResource(getResources(), R.drawable.bg_eliza))

Intent intent = new Intent(ACTION_RESPONSE);
PendingIntent pendingIntent = PendingIntent.getService(this, 0, intent,
        PendingIntent.FLAG_ONE_SHOT | PendingIntent.FLAG_CANCEL_CURRENT);
Notification notification = builder
        .extend(new NotificationCompat.WearableExtender()
                .addAction(new NotificationCompat.Action.Builder(
                        R.drawable.ic_full_reply, getString(R.string.reply), pendingIntent)
                        .addRemoteInput(new RemoteInput.Builder(EXTRA_REPLY)
NotificationManagerCompat.from(this).notify(0, notification);

When you issue this notification, users can swipe to the left to see the “Reply” action button.

When you receive the response, you can do it by the following code:

public int onStartCommand(Intent intent, int flags, int startId) {
    if (null == intent || null == intent.getAction()) {
        return Service.START_STICKY;
    String action = intent.getAction();
    if (action.equals(ACTION_RESPONSE)) {
        Bundle remoteInputResults = RemoteInput.getResultsFromIntent(intent);
        CharSequence replyMessage = "";
        if (remoteInputResults != null) {
            replyMessage = remoteInputResults.getCharSequence(EXTRA_REPLY);
    } else if (action.equals(MainActivity.ACTION_GET_CONVERSATION)) {
    return Service.START_STICKY;


  • Android SDK v22
  • Android Build Tools v22.0.1
  • Android Support Repository


Getting Started

This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the “gradlew build” command or use “Import Project” in Android Studio.


If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue:

Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see for more details.


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