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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Creating the Screen Layout Using a Fullscreen Theme

Nishant Jee
Nishant Jee
844 Points

Unable to remove action bar

My styles.xml is as below: <style name="AppTheme" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar">

When i try to replace it with "android:Theme.Holo.Light.NoActionBar" then my run fails.

Basically am not sure if am able to remove the action bar. Please help.


Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
15,353 Points

Please post your code

Ben Deitch
Ben Deitch
Treehouse Teacher

Hey Nishant!

Android Studio recently changed that default project to use a Toolbar. We're working on getting out an updated version, but in the meantime here's a thread that may be helpful: https://teamtreehouse.com/community/my-action-bar-does-not-go