How to use a custom image for CheckBox in Android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to use a custom image for CheckBox 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 use a custom image for CheckBox in Android.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<android.support.constraint.ConstraintLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".checkbox.CheckBox2">

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/textView16"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginTop="139dp"
        android:layout_marginEnd="18dp"
        android:layout_marginRight="18dp"
        android:layout_marginBottom="139dp"
        android:text="TextView"
        app:layout_constraintBottom_toTopOf="@+id/checkBox10"
        app:layout_constraintEnd_toEndOf="@+id/checkBox9"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent" />

    <CheckBox
        android:id="@+id/checkBox9"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginTop="244dp"
        android:text="CheckBox"
        android:button="@android:drawable/checkbox_on_background"
        app:layout_constraintEnd_toEndOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintStart_toStartOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent" />

    <CheckBox
        android:id="@+id/checkBox10"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginTop="21dp"
        android:text="CheckBox"
        android:button="@android:drawable/btn_dialog"
        app:layout_constraintStart_toStartOf="@+id/checkBox9"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toBottomOf="@+id/checkBox9" />
</android.support.constraint.ConstraintLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;


public class CheckBox2 extends AppCompatActivity {

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_check_box2);
    }
}

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