Create An Edit Text App In Android Applications Using Android Studio


In this blog, you will learn how to create an EditText app, using Android Studio.


  • Android Studio 2.1.3

If you want to create an EditText app, follow the steps given below.

Step 1

Now, open Android Studio and you can choose the file. Subsequently, choose New and afterwards, select New Project.

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Step 2

Here, you can create your Application name and choose where your project is stored on the location. Now, click Next button.

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Now, we can select the version of an Android; it is Target Android Devices.

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Step 3

Here, we can add the activity and click Next button.

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Now, we can write the activity name and click Finish button.

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Step 4

Now, open your project and you will go to activity_main.xml and afterwards, build the design. You should choose the toolbox, if you want some options (edittext, button) and use the drag and drop method.

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Step 5

Here, you need to build on the design and write .XML code.

activity_mai.xml code

  1. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>  
  2. <RelativeLayout xmlns:android="" xmlns:tools="" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="match_parent" android:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin" android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin" android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin" android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin" tools:context="xyz.rvconstructions.www.edittextapp.MainActivity">  
  3.     <EditText android:id="@+id/simpleEditText" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:layout_centerHorizontal="true" android:background="#F2F2F2" android:hint="Enter Your Name Here" android:padding="15dp" android:textColorHint="#000" android:textStyle="bold|italic" android:layout_marginTop="100dp" />  
  4.     <Button android:id="@+id/displayText" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:layout_centerInParent="true" android:background="#000" android:padding="10dp" android:text="Display Text" android:textColor="#0f0" android:textStyle="bold" /> </RelativeLayout>  
Step 6

Now, you will go to the page and build Java code.

First of all, you will declare a file that's an extension file.

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Now, we can see code.
  1. package xyz.rvconstructions.www.edittextapp;  
  2. import;  
  3. import;  
  4. import android.os.Bundle;  
  5. import android.view.Menu;  
  6. import android.view.MenuItem;  
  7. import android.view.View;  
  8. import android.widget.Button;  
  9. import android.widget.EditText;  
  10. import android.widget.Toast;  
  11. public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {  
  12.     @Override  
  13.     protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {  
  14.         super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);  
  15.         setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);  
  16.         final EditText simpleEditText = (EditText) findViewById(;  
  17.         Button displayText = (Button) findViewById(;  
  18.         displayText.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {  
  19.             @Override  
  20.             public void onClick(View view) {  
  21.                 if (simpleEditText.getText().toString() != null) {  
  22.                     Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(), simpleEditText.getText().toString(), Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show(); //display the text that you entered in edit text   
  23.                 }  
  24.             }  
  25.         });  
  26.     }  
  27. }  
Step 7

Here, you will go to run it and select Run-> Run app option.

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Here, you will choose Emulator or the devices; it is Nokia Nokia _X.

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Step 8

Here, you can see the output.

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Now, you will write some name and afterwards, you will click the submit button.

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