Ye Lin Aung Ye Lin Aung - 1 year ago 224
Android Question

Full Screen Theme for AppCompat

I would like to know how can I apply full screen theme ( no title bar + no actionbar ) to an activity. I am using AppCompat library from support package v7.

I've tried to applied

to my specific activity but it crashed. I think it's because my application theme is like this.

<style name="AppTheme" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.DarkActionBar">

I also have tried this


which only hides title bar but not the action bar.
My current workaround is that hiding the actionbar with


Answer Source

When you use Theme.AppCompat in your application you can use FullScreenTheme by adding the code below to styles.

<style name="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar.FullScreen" parent="@style/Theme.AppCompat.Light">
    <item name="windowNoTitle">true</item>
    <item name="windowActionBar">false</item>
    <item name="android:windowFullscreen">true</item>
    <item name="android:windowContentOverlay">@null</item>
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