Starting a service from activity[same app]

Starting a service from activity[same app]
Activity.java


Intent it = new Intent(context, YourIntentService.class);
it.putExtra("Key", "Value");
startService(it);

or context.startService(it)

Service.START_STICKY Service is restarted if it gets terminated. Intent data passed to the onStartCommand method is null. Used for services which manages their own state and do not depend on the Intent data.

YourIntentService.java

public YourIntentService() {
    super("YourIntentService");
}
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