Provides classes that manage application preferences and implement the preferences UI. Using these ensures that all the preferences within each application are maintained in the same manner and the user experience is consistent with that of the system and other applications.
The preferences portion of an application
should be ran as a separate
Activity that extends
PreferenceActivity class. In the PreferenceActivity, a
PreferenceScreen object should be the root element of the layout.
The PreferenceScreen contains
Preference elements such as a
Note that saved preferences are accessible only to the application that created them.