ImageView in Android

By | April 6, 2020

In this tutorial, we will learn how to useĀ ImageView in Android. ImageView is really helpful widget and we use this widget to add Images in our Android App. Here we will learn how to use drawable images in ImageView. We will also learn how we can add images in ImageView using the XML layout file. So without wasting time let’s directly jump to our Examples.

Before writing any code firstly we will add an image in our project. To do this, you can copy an image from anywhere in PC and then you have to add the image in res/drawable folder of our project. While adding an image always keep it in your mind image size should be less than 1MB and image name should be in small letter.

ImageView in Android

XML Code:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout 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"
    android:gravity="center"
    android:padding="16dp"
    android:orientation="vertical"
    tools:context=".MainActivity">

    <ImageView
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:src="@drawable/owlbuddy"/>

</LinearLayout>

ImageView in Android Output:

ImageView in Android