Android RecyclerView SearchView Example Filter Functionality Android Studio

Android RecyclerView SearchView example tutorial will guide you to implement/add search filter functionality in ReyclerView.

In the scenarios where there are many items listed with ReyclerView, we need to put search filter functionality.

It let the user find his desired information quickly and easily.

First, check the output of Android RecyclerView SearchView and then go ahead for implementing yourself.

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Creating Android RecyclerView SearchView Studio programmatically example step by step

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Step 1: Create a new project in Android Studio.

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

Add below 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: Finally Update activity_main.xml and

Updating activity_main.xml

Make following code into activity_main.xml


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Hardik Parsania

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2 Responses

  1. sagar says:

    I have implemented code for filter the elements in recyclerview but i have used custom buttons to pass value to edit text but on button press its look like lagging on button click .

  2. Krunal Patel says:

    i have custom recycler view with title and image. i add search functionality in my app but when i search it filter from array but image not showing in view of search .and i also get image url of data which is showing after filter

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