open service or BroadcastReceiver in notification messages to the system tray

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When your app is in the background, Android directs notification messages to the system tray. A user tap on the notification opens the app launcher by default. but i want to start a service or BroadcastReceiver, thats possible?

if is possible please show me code.

if its impossible how can i open a url or join telegram group when notification arrived an app in background.

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It is not possible to handle the notification when the app is in background as android itself handles this. But there is a hack for the thing you want to do. Create a new activity and for that activity in manifest add this (or you can do this for your homepage itself):

<action android:name="splashactivity" />
<category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />

Your "click_action" value in the notification should also be "splashactivity", so that android knows which activity to open. Once the notification is clicked and your activity opens you can start a service or throw a broadcast and stuff.

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