Add a Custom ActionBar (Toolbar) – Android Studio Tutorial (Part 1)

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How to customize and add your own toolbar or action bar in android studio with settings three dot menu button
How to add your own toolbar in android studio
How to customize toolbar action bar in android studio

Step 1:
Change the theme in Manifest to be NoActionBar
Step 2:
Create a xml Toolbar widget resource
Step 3:
Add toolbar to main activity
Step 4:
Add support for action bar in main.java

Part 1: Add a Customizable Toolbar – Android Studio Tutorial
In this video, I show you how to add a customizable action bar (sometimes referred to as a toolbar or appbar) for your android studio app. This series will tell you how to add a toolbar, customize it, give it a theme, and add custom buttons and titles.

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  1. Nice this does not work and now my toolbar is gone… got the error error setSupportActionBar(android.support.v7.widget.Toolbar) in AppCompatactivity cannot be applied to (android.widget.Toolbar)

  2. Check description for easy steps or read more:
    Step 1: Change the theme in Manifest to be NoActionBar
    Step 2: Create a xml Toolbar widget layout resource file
    Step 3: Add toolbar to main activity
    Step 4: Add support for action bar in main.java