Seb Jachec Seb Jachec - 23 days ago 11
Android Question

Set Toolbar Icon Colour Programmatically

How can I set the colour of icons (home and overflow menu icon) in a

Toolbar
/
AppBarLayout
programmatically?

I want to change the toolbar's colour scheme for a single fragment in an activity. Setting the
AppBarLayout
's background to a light colour (e.g. light gray with
appBarLayout.setBackgroundResource(..);
) results in white icons and a white title which are barely visible.

Its layout is as follows:

<android.support.design.widget.AppBarLayout
android:id="@+id/appbar"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:fitsSystemWindows="true">

<android.support.v7.widget.Toolbar
android:id="@+id/toolbar"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="?attr/actionBarSize"
android:theme="@style/ToolbarStyle"
app:layout_scrollFlags="scroll|enterAlways"/>

</android.support.design.widget.AppBarLayout>





Solution found

Answer

Change overflow icon is easy with support 23. Here is a method from Lorne Laliberte answer

public static void setOverflowButtonColor(final Toolbar toolbar, final int color) {
    Drawable drawable = toolbar.getOverflowIcon();
    if(drawable != null) {
        drawable = DrawableCompat.wrap(drawable);
        DrawableCompat.setTint(drawable.mutate(), color);
        toolbar.setOverflowIcon(drawable);
    }
}

You can change your home as up passing your custom drawable..

getSupportActionBar().setHomeAsUpIndicator(R.drawable.your_drawable)

or changing its color

final Drawable upArrow = getResources().getDrawable(R.drawable.abc_ic_ab_back_mtrl_am_alpha);
upArrow.setColorFilter(Color.parseColor("#FFFFFF"), PorterDuff.Mode.SRC_ATOP);
getSupportActionBar().setHomeAsUpIndicator(upArrow);

EDIT: If you want to change more elements here is good post to change all toolbar icons colors.

Hope this helps!!