Android Switch (ON / OFF) Button - Custom Style

Published February 21, 2020

In this post we are going to learn How to use switch button in android and apply custom style for switch button

Let's start

Step 1: Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project

Step 2: Create Required resourses

customswitchselector.xml file

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<selector xmlns:android="https://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
    <item android:state_checked="true">
        <shape android:dither="true" android:shape="rectangle" android:useLevel="false" android:visible="true">
            <corners android:radius="25dp" />
            <gradient android:angle="270" android:endColor="#07E910" android:startColor="#06850B" />
            <size android:width="38dp" android:height="38dp" />
            <stroke android:width="2dp" android:color="#fff" />
        </shape>
    </item>
    <item android:state_checked="false">
        <shape android:dither="true" android:shape="rectangle" android:useLevel="false" android:visible="true">
            <corners android:radius="25dp" />
            <gradient android:angle="270" android:endColor="#D62315" android:startColor="#C20E05" />
            <size android:width="38dp" android:height="38dp" />
            <stroke android:width="2dp" android:color="#FFF" />
        </shape>
    </item>
</selector>

 

custom_track.xml file

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<shape xmlns:android="https://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
       android:shape="rectangle"
       android:visible="true"
       android:dither="true"
       android:useLevel="false">
    <gradient
            android:startColor="#9C27B0"
            android:endColor="#673AB7"
            android:angle="270"/>
    <corners
            android:radius="30dp"/>
    <size
            android:width="80dp"
            android:height="40dp" />
</shape>

 

Step 3: Update activity xml file withe below code

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="https://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
                xmlns:tools="https://schemas.android.com/tools"
                android:layout_width="match_parent"
                android:layout_height="match_parent"
                android:padding="4dp"
                android:id="@+id/relativeLayout"
                tools:context=".MainActivity">
    <Switch
            android:id="@+id/switchBtn"
            android:layout_width="wrap_content"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:textOn="ON"
            android:thumb="@drawable/customswitchselector"
            android:track="@drawable/custom_track"
            android:layout_centerInParent="true"
            android:textOff="OFF"/>
    <TextView
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:layout_below="@id/switchBtn"
            android:layout_marginTop="20dp"
            android:text="Switch ON and OFF"
            android:textSize="24sp"
            android:textAlignment="center"
            android:textStyle="bold"/>
</RelativeLayout>

set custom drawable for Switch component with above created resourse files

android:thumb="@drawable/customswitchselector"
 android:track="@drawable/custom_track"

 

Step 4: Update Activity code with below code

Step 5: Run application

Kotlin - Android Switch Button

Kotlin - Android Switch Button

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