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Android Android Fragments Managing Fragments Adding the ViewPager

the constructor expects android.Support.v4.App.FragmentManager

Im having Android.App.Fragment with ViewPager but the FragmentPagerAdapter constructor expecting Android.Support.V4.App.FragmentManager. i tried compile 'com.android.support:support-v13:23.2.1' but still didnt work for me. maybe do i need to replace import statement in code? but which nd where?

You need to make sure your import statement at the top does not say

        import android.app.Fragment;

but instead says

        import android.support.v4.app.Fragment;

then you need to use the getChildFragmentManager(); method as the argument for FragmentPagerAdapter

For example:

        viewPager.setAdapter(new FragmentPagerAdapter(getChildFragmentManager()) {
                    public Fragment getItem(int position) {
                        return (position == 0) ? ingredientsFragment : directionsFragment;

                    public CharSequence getPageTitle(int position) {
                        return (position == 0) ? "Ingredients" : "Directions";

                    public int getCount() {
                        return 2;

The reason for this is because you are using the support library for your viewpager so you need to use the support library for the fragment as well

1 Answer

You need to include the v4 support library in your app's build.gradle file. For eg : compile "com.android.support:support-v4:18.0.+"