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public static final class


extends Object
   ↳ android.provider.ContactsContract.RawContacts.DisplayPhoto

Class Overview

A sub-directory of a single raw contact that represents its primary display photo. To access this directory append CONTENT_DIRECTORY to the raw contact URI. The resulting URI represents an image file, and should be interacted with using ContentResolver.openAssetFileDescriptor.

Note that this sub-directory also supports opening the photo as an asset file in write mode. Callers can create or replace the primary photo associated with this raw contact by opening the asset file and writing the full-size photo contents into it. When the file is closed, the image will be parsed, sized down if necessary for the full-size display photo and thumbnail dimensions, and stored.

Usage example:

 public void writeDisplayPhoto(long rawContactId, byte[] photo) {
     Uri rawContactPhotoUri = Uri.withAppendedPath(
             ContentUris.withAppendedId(RawContacts.CONTENT_URI, rawContactId),
     try {
         AssetFileDescriptor fd =
             getContentResolver().openAssetFileDescriptor(rawContactPhotoUri, "rw");
         OutputStream os = fd.createOutputStream();
     } catch (IOException e) {
         // Handle error cases.


String CONTENT_DIRECTORY The directory twig for this sub-table
Inherited Methods
From class java.lang.Object


public static final String CONTENT_DIRECTORY

Added in API level 14

The directory twig for this sub-table

Constant Value: "display_photo"