Databases is central part in many Android applications, and there is a number of ways to implement one. Maybe you have the database stored online and just download it to the phone and read from it or maybe you include it with the application itself. However, most commonly, you want to create and manage the database directly from the application. This is what you would probably end up doing if you are making a notepad app, a contact manager, or any other local database oriented application. In this tutorial we will be taking a closer look on how to do exactly that, so jump in and lets begin.