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Cancel an AsyncTask

Cancel an AsyncTask: Android Development: Concurrent Programming
Cancel an AsyncTask: Android Development: Concurrent Programming

When you use AsyncTask to run a task in the background, you have the ability to cancel the task. First, keep a reference to the task object in scope. Then, send a message to stop the task's background work with the cancel() method. Within the task, you can then check whether the task is in a cancelled state with the isCancelled() method.

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Developer Mobile Apps Android

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