Android Studio doesn't have tools to let you inspect the contents of an SQLite database file. But you can download the file from a device using the new Device File Explorer, and then open it in the open-source tools DB Browser for SQLite.
- [Instructor] If you're using SQLite…to persist data in your apps,…you might want to browse the database…but that capability isn't a part of Android Studio.…Instead, you can use a free open source package…called DB Browser for SQLite…that's available at this website.…There are Windows, Mac, and other versions available here.…You can download the software…for your operating system…and installing it is the same as any package…for each operating system.…On Mac you'll get an DMG file,…and you just drag the application package…to the Applications folder…and on Windows you'll get an installation executable.…
Once you've installed it,…you can open it.…Now, in order to browse your SQLite data,…you'll need to download it from a device…and this is where the new Device File Explorer…can be really useful.…Now, to make sure that I have a database to work with,…I'm going to run this application…that runs a little bit of database code…using the Room Persistence Library.…I'll click Run Code,…and I'll see some feedback…that indicates that data has been seeded into my database.…
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