What is Toast?


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Andorid Toast can be used to display information for the short period of time. A toast contains message to be displayed quickly and disappears after sometime.

The android.widget.Toast class is the subclass of java.lang.Object class.

You can also create custom toast as well for example toast displaying image. You can visit next page to see the code for custom toast.

Toast class :

Toast class is used to show notification for a particular interval of time. After sometime it disappears. It doesn’t block the user interaction.

There are only 2 constants of Toast class which are given below.

Constant Description :
public static final int LENGTH_LONG displays view for the long duration of time.
public static final int LENGTH_SHORT displays view for the short duration of time.

package com.example.toast;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Toast;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

//Displaying Toast with Hello Javatpoint message
Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(),”Hello Javatpoint”,Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();

public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.activity_main, menu);
return true;


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