user256239 user256239 - 1 month ago 8
Android Question

Is main thread the same as UI thread?

The Android doc says "Like activities and the other components, services run in the main thread of the application process."

Is the main thread here the same thing as UI thread?

Answer

Looks like it. Quoted from http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2009/05/painless-threading.html: "When an application is launched, the system creates a thread called "main" for the application. The main thread, also called the UI thread..."