haythem souissi haythem souissi - 4 months ago 7x
Android Question

add back button to action bar

I have been trying to add a back button to the action bar.

I want my view to look like this:
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I want to add the back button in the left of the action bar.

I added this code

ActionBar actionBar = getActionBar();


but it doesn't work.

How can I fix this?


After setting actionBar.setHomeButtonEnabled(true);

Add the following code:

public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
    switch (item.getItemId()) {
        case android.R.id.home:
            // app icon in action bar clicked; goto parent activity.
            return true;
            return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item);