You are probably getting TransactionTooLargeException
As suggested by google android guide, you could use static fields or singletons to share data between activities.
They recommend it “For sharing complex non-persistent user-defined objects for short duration”
From your code it seems that’s exactly what you need.
So your code in ActivitySearch.class could look something like this:
ActivityResults.data = searchList; Intent intent = new Intent(ActivitySearch.this,ActivityResults.class); startActivity(intent);
Then you can access ActivityResults.data from anywhere in ActivityResults activity after it starts.
For data that need to be shared between user sessions, it’s not advisable to use static fields, since application process could be killed and restarted by android framework while app is running in background (if framework need to free resources). In such case all static fields will be reinitialized.