How to add Context menu in Android RecyclerView

In this android programming source code example, we are going to add Context menu in Android RecyclerView.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your android project without reinventing the wheel.

Below is a step by step source code to add Context menu in Android RecyclerView.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RelativeLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent">

    <android.support.v7.widget.RecyclerView
        android:id="@+id/list"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"/>

</RelativeLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.content.Context;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.widget.DividerItemDecoration;
import android.support.v7.widget.LinearLayoutManager;
import android.support.v7.widget.RecyclerView;
import android.view.ContextMenu;
import android.view.LayoutInflater;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.ViewGroup;
import android.widget.TextView;


import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;

public class MenuActivity18 extends AppCompatActivity {
    private RecyclerView list;
    private adapter recyclerAdapter;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_menu18);
        list = (RecyclerView) findViewById(R.id.list);

        //Data
        ArrayList<String> country = new ArrayList<>();
        country.add("Nigeria");
        country.add("China");
        country.add("USA");
        country.add("Ghana");
        country.add("Canada");
        country.add("Finland");
        country.add("Denmark");
        country.add("Argentina");
        country.add("Andorra");
        country.add("Togo");

        LinearLayoutManager layoutManager = new LinearLayoutManager(this);
        list.setLayoutManager(layoutManager);
        recyclerAdapter = new adapter(MenuActivity18.this, country);
        list.addItemDecoration(new DividerItemDecoration(MenuActivity18.this, DividerItemDecoration.VERTICAL));
        list.setAdapter(recyclerAdapter);
    }

    private class adapter extends RecyclerView.Adapter<adapter.myViewHolder>{
        Context context;
        List<String> mData;

        public adapter(Context context, List<String> data) {
            this.context = context;
            this.mData = data;
        }

        @Override
        public adapter.myViewHolder onCreateViewHolder(ViewGroup parent, int viewType) {
            View view = LayoutInflater.from(context).inflate(R.layout.recyclerview_adapter_menu18, parent, false);
            return new myViewHolder(view);
        }

        @Override
        public void onBindViewHolder(adapter.myViewHolder holder, int position) {
            holder.country.setText(mData.get(position));
        }

        @Override
        public int getItemCount() {
            return mData.size();
        }

        public class myViewHolder extends RecyclerView.ViewHolder implements View.OnCreateContextMenuListener {
            TextView country;

            public myViewHolder(View itemView) {
                super(itemView);
                country = (TextView) itemView.findViewById(R.id.country);
                itemView.setOnCreateContextMenuListener(this);
            }

            @Override
            public void onCreateContextMenu(ContextMenu contextMenu, View view, ContextMenu.ContextMenuInfo contextMenuInfo) {
                contextMenu.setHeaderTitle("Select The Action!");
                contextMenu.add(0, view.getId(), 0, "City");
                contextMenu.add(0, view.getId(), 0, "Lga");
            }
        }

    }
}

recyclerview_adapter_menu18.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RelativeLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content">

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/country"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"
        android:layout_marginTop="10dp"
        android:lineSpacingMultiplier="0.6"
        android:layout_margin="10dp"
        android:text="Country"
        android:textColor="#000000"
        android:textSize="18sp"
        android:textStyle="bold" />

</RelativeLayout>

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