Pay Money


Intent to pay some one a specified amount of money.

The receiver of the money could be specified by an email address (mailto://) or through content like “content://”, or mime type “text/x-bancAccount” or by additional information of a contact.


public void startPayMoney(float amount, String currency, String message) {
    Intent intent = new Intent("org.openintents.action.PAY_TO"); 
    intent.setData(dataUri); // Specifying the receiver of the money 
    intent.putExtra("org.openintents.extra.AMOUNT", amount); // float
    intent.putExtra("org.openintents.extra.CURRENCY", currency); // String
    intent.putExtra("android.intent.extra.TEXT", message); // String
    if (intent.resolveActivity(getPackageManager()) != null) { 

Example intent filter

<activity ...>
        <action android:name="org.openintents.action.PAY_TO" />
        <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />

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