How to Show Animation When Opening an Activity Android Java

How to implement an animation when starting activity in android java

You can show a custom animation when opening an activity in android with a simple and few lines of code, to make it work, you need put your animation files inside a special folder called anim, the animation files are simple xml files, you can even create your own animation files or modify the existing ones.

Step 1, Create anim folder

anim theme android

You need create a new folder named Anim in the res folder in android studio, and put your animation files inside that folder.




If you don’t have animation files, you can try the animation code below. just put the code inside an xml file, and then give it a name.

Android fade in animation xml code

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<set xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:fillAfter="true" >

    <alpha
        android:duration="100"
        android:fromAlpha="0.7"
        android:interpolator="@android:anim/anticipate_overshoot_interpolator"
        android:toAlpha="1.0" />

</set>

Save this animation xml in anim folder, name it fade.

To save this animation, select New > Android resource file > then paste this code inside the editor

Step 2, Showing the animation when switching activity

This is the java code that will apply animation on activity starting.

Add this code just below your code to open activity

overridePendingTransition(R.anim.fade, R.anim.fade);




Related Posts

Fix Plugin [id: ‘com.android.application’, version: ‘7.1.3’, apply: false] was not found in any of the following sources

Here is how to fix Plugin [id: ‘com.android.application’, version: ‘7.1.3’, apply: false] was not found in any of the following sources This error is caused by mismatching…

Get Age from Date of Birth in Java Android

Here is how to get a user’s age from date of birth If you need get a user’s age from a given date of birth string, this…

How to Check if String Array Contains a Specific String in Android

Here is how to get a specific value or String from Array in Android To check if a string array contains a specific string, you can use…

Make Android WebView Support Razorpay Payment

How to Support Razorpay Payment and UPI in Android WebView? Android webview is inexpensive and easy way to make apps for websites. But to support some specific…

Make Android Webview Support PayTM Google Pay PhonePe UPI

GooglePay, Phonpe and PayTM support in Android WebView If you have built an android app for your new ecommerce website or any other website that needs accept…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.