How to Create SearchView with Autocomplete in Android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to explore how to create searchview with autocomplete in android.

Below is a step by step source code to create searchview with autocomplete 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"
    android:focusable="true"
    android:focusableInTouchMode="true">

    <android.support.v7.widget.SearchView
        android:id="@+id/search"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:clickable="true" />

</RelativeLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.widget.SearchView;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;

import com.bluapp.androidview.R;

public class SearchViewActivity17 extends AppCompatActivity {
    private SearchView search;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_search_view17);
        search = (SearchView) findViewById(R.id.search);
        String data[]={"Emmanuel", "Olayemi", "Henrry", "Mark", "Steve", "Ayomide", "David", "Anthony", "Adekola", "Adenuga"};
        SearchView.SearchAutoComplete searchAutoComplete = (SearchView.SearchAutoComplete) search.findViewById(android.support.v7.appcompat.R.id.search_src_text);
        ArrayAdapter<String> dataAdapter = new ArrayAdapter<String>(this, android.R.layout.simple_dropdown_item_1line, data);
        searchAutoComplete.setAdapter(dataAdapter);
    }
}

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