ryan ryan - 8 months ago 24
Android Question

How to change background color in android app

I want to be able to change the background color to white in my android app in the simplest way possible.


You need to use the android:background property , eg


Also you need to add a value for white in the strings.xml

<color name="white">#FFFFFF</color>

Edit : 18th Nov 2012

The first two letters of an 8 letter color code provide the alpha value, if you are using the html 6 letter color notation the color is opaque.

Eg :

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