Imama Imama - 1 year ago 79
Android Question

How to show original color of icon in Android Navigation drawer?

I created a new Android Studio project and seleced Navigation drawer activity

In activity_main_drawer.xml I changed the icon path to a file in drawable folder as below

android:title="Import" />

It changed the icon. but It does not show original color. It shows as ash color I think I need to change the theme. after spending hours I could not find the solution.

I really appreciate any kind of help.

Because i did not change code I did not attached all files source code

Please see attached screenshot

Answer Source

Force NavigationView to stop tinting the icons in

NavigationView navigationView = (NavigationView) findViewById(;
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