Android HttpPost: How to get the result

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I have been trying long to send an HttpPost request and retrieve response but even though I was able to make a connection I don't yet get how to get the string message which is returned by the request-response

 HttpClient httpclient = new DefaultHttpClient();
 HttpPost httppost = new HttpPost("http://www.myurl.com/app/page.php");
 // Add your data
 List < NameValuePair > nameValuePairs = new ArrayList < NameValuePair > (5);
 nameValuePairs.add(new BasicNameValuePair("type", "20"));
 nameValuePairs.add(new BasicNameValuePair("mob", "919895865899"));
 nameValuePairs.add(new BasicNameValuePair("pack", "0"));
 nameValuePairs.add(new BasicNameValuePair("exchk", "1"));

 try {
     httppost.setEntity(new UrlEncodedFormEntity(nameValuePairs));
     Log.d("myapp", "works till here. 2");
     try {
         HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(httppost);
         Log.d("myapp", "response " + response.getEntity());
     } catch (ClientProtocolException e) {
         e.printStackTrace();
     } catch (IOException e) {
         e.printStackTrace();
     }
 } catch (UnsupportedEncodingException e) {
     e.printStackTrace();
 }

I'm sorry, I sound very naive because I'm new to java. Please help me.


Try to use the EntityUtil on your response:

String responseBody = EntityUtils.toString(response.getEntity());