Tag: lollipop

Material Design

How to set up your Android app project to use Material Design with AppCompat

AppCompat v21.+’s Theme.AppCompat extends Theme.Base.AppCompat which extends Theme.Platform.AppCompat which extends android:Theme.Material on 21+ devices (i.e. Android 5.0 Lollipop) so you only need to extend Theme.AppCompat to use Material theme if you are using the AppCompat v21 (or above) library.

First add compile ‘’ to the dependancies section of your build.gradle file.