How to align views at the bottom of the screen in Android?

This example demonstrate about How to align views at the bottom of the screen in Android.

Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.

Step 2 − Add the following code to res/layout/

<? xml version= "1.0" encoding= "utf-8" ?>
<RelativeLayout xmlnsandroid = ""
   xmlnstools = ""
   android :layout_width= "match_parent"
   android :layout_height= "match_parent"
   android :orientation= "vertical"
   tools :context= ".MainActivity" >
      android :layout_width= "match_parent"
      android :layout_height= "wrap_content"
      android :layout_alignParentBottom= "true"
      android :gravity= "center"
      android :padding= "16dp"
      android :text= "Bottom of the screen"
      android :textAppearance= "@style/Base.TextAppearance.AppCompat.Large" />

Step 3 − Add the following code to src/

package ;
import android.os.Bundle ;
import ;
public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {
   protected void onCreate (Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      super .onCreate(savedInstanceState) ;
      setContentView(R.layout. activity_main ) ;

Step 4 − Add the following code to androidManifest.xml

<? xml version= "1.0" encoding= "utf-8" ?>
<manifest xmlnsandroid = ""
   package= "" >
   <uses-permission android :name= "android.permission.INTERNET" />
      android :allowBackup= "true"
      android :icon= "@mipmap/ic_launcher"
      android :label= "@string/app_name"
      android :roundIcon= "@mipmap/ic_launcher_round"
      android :supportsRtl= "true"
      android :theme= "@style/AppTheme" >
      <activity android :name= ".MainActivity" >
            <action android :name= "android.intent.action.MAIN" />
            <category android :name= "android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />

Let's try to run your application. I assume you have connected your actual Android Mobile device with your computer. To run the app from android studio, open one of your project's activity files and click Run  icon from the toolbar. Select your mobile device as an option and then check your mobile device which will display your default screen –

Updated on: 30-Jul-2019

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