How to Make a TextView Scrollable in Android Java

To make a TextView scrollable in android java, Add these lines in your project


In XML :

android:scrollbars = "vertical"


In Java Activity :

YourTextview.setMovementMethod(new ScrollingMovementMethod());



android:scrollbars = "vertical"

Here, android:maxLines=”1000″ sets the number of lines that can be scrolled, i set it to 1000, you can change this value to your need

android:scrollbars = “vertical”  sets the direction to which you can scroll, example: horizontal


Full XML Example


        android:scrollbars = "vertical"


I guess java example is not needed. if you need it, just comment below


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