Android RecyclerView Search Filter Functionality Using EditText

Android RecyclerView Search Filter Functionality Example Tutorial is present at your service.

Android RecyclerView Search Filter example guide you to implement search functionality in RecyclerView Using EditText.

We will use Android Studio to develop Android RecyclerView Search Filter tutorial.

We will also implement onItemClickListener on searched results.

First, check the output of this Android RecyclerView Search Filter tutorial in below video.

Download Source Code For Android RecyclerView Search Filter

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If you have not basic idea about RecyclerView and custom adapter, then visit RecyclerView CardView Example.

We will use EditText to get search query from user. If you want to use SearchView to get search query, then visit this example: RecyclerView SearchView Android.

For implementing RecyclerView with checkbox, then check RecyclerView CheckBox Example.

Visit this to implement RecyclerView with Button, RecyclerView Button Example.


Step 1: Create a new project in Android Studio.

Try to create android studio project with empty activity.

Step 2: Updating build.gradle(Module:app) file

Copy following source code into dependencies{}

Step 3: Coding cardview.xml

Create a new file into drawable folder and name it cardview.xml

Add below source code into it.

Step 4: Making rv_item.xml

Create a new layout resource file named rv_item.xml

Copy following source code into it

Step 5: Making Model class

Create a new JAVA class named and paste below source code

Step 6: Code for

Let’s create Custom Adapter for RecyclerView.

Make a new JAVA class named and paste below

Step 7: Update Main Activity

Finally Update activity_main.xml and files.

Updating activity_main.xml

Make following code into activity_main.xml


Copy following into

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Hardik Parsania

I am mobile app developer. I am always passionate about solving complex and real world problems.I have developed many apps with great interest and superior logical skills.

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