Snackbar Implementation in Android app

Hey Technoz, We are here to know an interesting UI component of android, it is Snackbar. We have seen it in most applications, it is generally used to show some alert message to the user. It is a best alternative of Toast. Snackbar implementation and Snackbar with action callback is much more interesting and also customization.

So lets start with with the Snackbar implementation. Create a new android project with Empty Activity and wait for the gradle to build successfully.
We’ll build two buttons which shows default snackbar and snackbar with action callback respectively.

Simple snackbar can be constructed with the following code.

Above code builds the following snackbar.

Snackbar implementation in Android

The snackbar with action callback, which responds on button click can be shown as below.

Snackbar Implementation in Android app

on clicking ‘show’ button, we can show another message with following code

Now, create step by step full project of Snackbar implementation in android and Snackbar with action callback.

Create Android Project

1. Create layout file

Now code file activity_main.xml as follows:

There are only two buttons in the above file which calls two functions on clicking event.

2. Snackbar Implementation in MainActivity

Now we have to code file MainActivity.java as follows.

The first function creates a simple snackbar in app layout. While, the next function makes a callback i.e. it has action button on snackbar and its implementation is done via OnClickListener function.

That’s it! Run your app now and you will find the different working Snackbars, Snackbar with action callback as shown in below images.

Snackbar Implementation in Android app

Snackbar Implementation in Android app snackbar with action callback

Yes, it is working fine! If you have any doubts or question related to this tutorial, please comment below and we’ll try our best to reply you.

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