Thursday, July 28, 2016

Apply Material Theme to Activity


This video show how to apply Android provided Material Theme to your Activity.


- Edit values/styles.xml to add a new style inherits from Android provided Material Theme: android:Theme.Material, android:Theme.Material.Light or android:Theme.Material.Light.DarkActionBar.

- Edit AndroidManifest.xml to use the new style.

- You have to change your MainActivity extends Activity. Otherwise the following error will happen:
You need to use a Theme.AppCompat theme (or descendant) with this activity.

The video also show how it display on Multi-Window Mode.