How to Create Custom Toast Android with Example

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In custom toast Android, You are able to design a toast message according to your choice. In this article, I just want to tell you how to create a custom toast on your android project. Creating a Simple Toast and Custom Toast is Different. You just need to know about some simple steps before creating a custom Toast. Let’s begin.

  1. First of all, you create a custom .xml file for toast, In this file you design your toast message you can append image, textview and other widget use to design your Custom Toast.
  2. In this example given below, I create a simple button when you tap on button short message appears on your screen. I add this button on activity_main.xml.
  3. On MainActivity.java file create a varible of button and find the button with the help of it’s id.
  4. And set onClickListner in Button.
  5. Using LayoutIflater initiate the custom toast xml file.
  6. After that set the duration, gravity and show the toast.

Create Custom Toast Android with Example

File: activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".MainActivity">

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/AndroidFreeks"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:fontFamily="monospace"
        android:gravity="center_horizontal"
        android:text="@string/android_freeks"
        android:textColor="#4CAF50"
        android:textSize="28sp"
        android:textStyle="bold" />

    <TextView
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_below="@id/AndroidFreeks"
        android:fontFamily="monospace"
        android:gravity="center_horizontal"
        android:text="@string/simple_toast_example"
        android:textColor="#F44336"
        android:textSize="45sp"
        android:textStyle="bold" />


    <Button
        android:id="@+id/toast_example"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_centerInParent="true"
        android:backgroundTint="#4CAF50"
        android:text="@string/click_here" />


</RelativeLayout>

file: custom_toast.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<androidx.cardview.widget.CardView xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="90dp"
    app:cardCornerRadius="7dp"
    android:id="@+id/custom_toast_layout"
    app:cardUseCompatPadding="true"
    app:cardElevation="5dp"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto">
    <LinearLayout
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"
        android:orientation="horizontal"
        android:background="#C4CAEF9F">
        <ImageView
            android:contentDescription="@string/android_freeks"
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="match_parent"
            android:src="@drawable/ic_baseline_check_circle_24"
            android:layout_gravity="center_vertical"/>
        <LinearLayout
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="match_parent"
            android:orientation="vertical"
            android:gravity="center_vertical">
            <TextView
                android:id="@+id/success_notifications"
                android:layout_width="wrap_content"
                android:layout_height="wrap_content"
                android:text="@string/success_notification"
                android:textSize="22sp"
                android:layout_marginLeft="12dp"
                android:textStyle="bold"
                android:textColor="#4CAF50"
                android:layout_gravity="center_vertical"
                android:layout_marginStart="12dp" />
            <TextView
                android:id="@+id/success"
                android:layout_marginLeft="12dp"
                android:layout_width="wrap_content"
                android:textColor="#CD000000"
                android:layout_height="wrap_content"
                android:text="@string/description"
                android:layout_marginStart="12dp" />

        </LinearLayout>
    </LinearLayout>
</androidx.cardview.widget.CardView>

file: MainActivity.java

package com.example.toast;

import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Gravity;
import android.view.LayoutInflater;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.ViewGroup;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.Toast;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

    Button button;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

        button = findViewById(R.id.toast_example);
        button.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                LayoutInflater layoutInflater = getLayoutInflater();
                View view = layoutInflater.inflate(R.layout.custom_toast,(ViewGroup)findViewById(R.id.custom_toast_layout));
                Toast toast = new Toast(getApplicationContext());
                toast.setGravity(Gravity.CENTER_VERTICAL, 0, 0);
                toast.setDuration(Toast.LENGTH_SHORT);
                toast.setView(view);
                toast.show();
            }
        });
    }
}

file: String.xml

<resources>
    <string name="app_name">Custom Toast</string>
    <string name="android_freeks">Android Freeks</string>
    <string name="simple_toast_example">Custom Toast Android</string>
    <string name="click_here">Click here!</string>
    <string name="success_notification">Success Notification</string>
    <string name="description">This is custom Notification Made by AndroidFreeks</string>
</resources>

Output:

custom toast android
custom toast android

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