How to add play and pause VideoView in Android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to add play and pause VideoView in Android.

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 play and pause VideoView in Android

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">

    <VideoView
        android:id="@+id/videoView"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"/>

</RelativeLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.net.Uri;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.MediaController;
import android.widget.VideoView;

public class VideoViewActivity15 extends AppCompatActivity {
    private VideoView videoView;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_video_view15);
        videoView = (VideoView)findViewById(R.id.videoView);
        videoView.setVideoURI(Uri.parse("android.resource://"+getPackageName()+"/"+R.raw.test));
        videoView.setMediaController(new MediaController(this));
        videoView.requestFocus();
        videoView.start();
    }
}

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