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.


Next:
Customize theme’s colors

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