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Android: WebView does not display external web pages

Question by Guest | 2016-10-08 at 19:50

I have just created my first own Android App and among other things, I am using a WebView therein to be able to show some HTML pages.

As long as I am delivering those webpages together with my App, it is working as expected. However, it is not possible to display or follow any link for showing a real website on the Internet.

What am I doing wrong? Actually I thought that this WebView is exactly made for this purpose.

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Probably you have not given your app the permission to go to the Internet.

Just add the following permission to your manifest:

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />

With this it should work.
2016-10-09 at 15:28

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