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Android Context Menu Example

Android context menu appears when user press long click on the element. It is also known as floating menu.

It affects the selected content while doing action on it.

It doesn't support item shortcuts and icons.

Android Context Menu Example

Let's see the simple example of context menu in android.


Drag one listview from the pallete, now the xml file will look like this:

File: activity_main.xml


Create a separate menu_main.xml file in menu directory for menu items.

Activity class

Let's write the code to display the context menu on press of the listview.



android context menu example output 1

Output after long press on the listview.

android context menu example output 2

Output after clicking on the context menu.

android context menu example output 3

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