Change Option Menu Background Color and Text Color on Android

How to change option menu background color and text color in android

You can change option menu background color with this simple code in your Styles.xml file

example for menu background and text


In android studio, go to app > values > styles.xml

To create a new theme enter this xml code

<style name="Mytheme" parent="Theme.AppCompat.NoActionBar" >
       <item name="colorAccent">@color/colorwhite</item>
       <item name="android:itemBackground">@color/black</item>
       <item name="android:textColor">@color/white</item>
   </style>

You can also enter the code in an already existing theme after removing the “<styles” blocks from the theme code above

The xml code can change the background color of your option menu, You can set colors for your background and text at app > values > colors.xml and refer to those colors in this code

Screenshot for reference

Screenshot of menu item theme color change


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