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Android Implementing Designs for Android Customizing the Login Screen Hiding the Action Bar

Henrik Hansen
Henrik Hansen
23,176 Points

Extend as Activity vs ActionBarActivity?

The only way for me to show an ActionBar is by extending the activity with ActionBarActivity. When only extending with Activity, the ActionBar does not show.

Is there a reason why to use extends Activity vs extends ActionBarActivity? Or any other extends.

Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


Can you show the code you are using for the activity in which you want to utilize the Action Bar?

Thanks, Ken