added in version 25.1.0
belongs to Maven artifact com.android.support:appcompat-v7:28.0.0-alpha1

AppCompatActivity

public class AppCompatActivity
extends FragmentActivity implements AppCompatCallback, TaskStackBuilder.SupportParentable, ActionBarDrawerToggle.DelegateProvider

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.content.Context
     ↳ android.content.ContextWrapper
       ↳ android.view.ContextThemeWrapper
         ↳ android.app.Activity
           ↳ android.support.v4.app.FragmentActivity
             ↳ android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity


Base class for activities that use the support library action bar features.

You can add an ActionBar to your activity when running on API level 7 or higher by extending this class for your activity and setting the activity theme to Theme.AppCompat or a similar theme.

Developer Guides

For information about how to use the action bar, including how to add action items, navigation modes and more, read the Action Bar API guide.

Summary

Inherited constants

From class android.app.Activity
From class android.content.Context
From interface android.content.ComponentCallbacks2

Inherited fields

From class android.app.Activity

Public constructors

AppCompatActivity()

Public methods

void addContentView(View view, ViewGroup.LayoutParams params)
void closeOptionsMenu()
boolean dispatchKeyEvent(KeyEvent event)
<T extends View> T findViewById(int id)
AppCompatDelegate getDelegate()
ActionBarDrawerToggle.Delegate getDrawerToggleDelegate()
MenuInflater getMenuInflater()
Resources getResources()
ActionBar getSupportActionBar()

Support library version of getActionBar().

Intent getSupportParentActivityIntent()

Obtain an Intent that will launch an explicit target activity specified by sourceActivity's PARENT_ACTIVITY <meta-data> element in the application's manifest.

void invalidateOptionsMenu()
void onConfigurationChanged(Configuration newConfig)

Dispatch configuration change to all fragments.

void onContentChanged()
void onCreateSupportNavigateUpTaskStack(TaskStackBuilder builder)

Support version of onCreateNavigateUpTaskStack(android.app.TaskStackBuilder).

boolean onKeyDown(int keyCode, KeyEvent event)
final boolean onMenuItemSelected(int featureId, MenuItem item)

Dispatch context and options menu to fragments.

boolean onMenuOpened(int featureId, Menu menu)

Please note: AppCompat uses its own feature id for the action bar: FEATURE_SUPPORT_ACTION_BAR.

void onPanelClosed(int featureId, Menu menu)

Call onOptionsMenuClosed() on fragments.

Please note: AppCompat uses its own feature id for the action bar: FEATURE_SUPPORT_ACTION_BAR.

void onPrepareSupportNavigateUpTaskStack(TaskStackBuilder builder)

Support version of onPrepareNavigateUpTaskStack(android.app.TaskStackBuilder).

void onSupportActionModeFinished(ActionMode mode)

Notifies the activity that a support action mode has finished.

void onSupportActionModeStarted(ActionMode mode)

Notifies the Activity that a support action mode has been started.

void onSupportContentChanged()

This method was deprecated in API level 25.1.0. Use onContentChanged() instead.

boolean onSupportNavigateUp()

This method is called whenever the user chooses to navigate Up within your application's activity hierarchy from the action bar.

ActionMode onWindowStartingSupportActionMode(ActionMode.Callback callback)

Called when a support action mode is being started for this window.

void openOptionsMenu()
void setContentView(View view)
void setContentView(int layoutResID)
void setContentView(View view, ViewGroup.LayoutParams params)
void setSupportActionBar(Toolbar toolbar)

Set a Toolbar to act as the ActionBar for this Activity window.

void setSupportProgress(int progress)

This method was deprecated in API level 25.1.0. Progress bars are no longer provided in AppCompat.

void setSupportProgressBarIndeterminate(boolean indeterminate)

This method was deprecated in API level 25.1.0. Progress bars are no longer provided in AppCompat.

void setSupportProgressBarIndeterminateVisibility(boolean visible)

This method was deprecated in API level 25.1.0. Progress bars are no longer provided in AppCompat.

void setSupportProgressBarVisibility(boolean visible)

This method was deprecated in API level 25.1.0. Progress bars are no longer provided in AppCompat.

void setTheme(int resid)
ActionMode startSupportActionMode(ActionMode.Callback callback)

Start an action mode.

void supportInvalidateOptionsMenu()

This method is deprecated. Call invalidateOptionsMenu() directly.

void supportNavigateUpTo(Intent upIntent)

Navigate from sourceActivity to the activity specified by upIntent, finishing sourceActivity in the process.

boolean supportRequestWindowFeature(int featureId)

Enable extended support library window features.

boolean supportShouldUpRecreateTask(Intent targetIntent)

Returns true if sourceActivity should recreate the task when navigating 'up' by using targetIntent.

Protected methods

void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)

Perform initialization of all fragments.

void onDestroy()

Destroy all fragments.

void onPostCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)
void onPostResume()

Dispatch onResume() to fragments.

void onSaveInstanceState(Bundle outState)

Save all appropriate fragment state.

void onStart()

Dispatch onStart() to all fragments.

void onStop()

Dispatch onStop() to all fragments.

void onTitleChanged(CharSequence title, int color)

Inherited methods

From class android.support.v4.app.FragmentActivity
From class android.app.Activity