Webview Progress Bar Dialog Android Studio Example

Hello, Geeks. Welcome to WebView progress bar dialog Android Studio example tutorial.

WebView is specially designed to load a any website into your android application.

You can control the layout into which a particular web address(URL) will be loaded.

Webview gives us full control like Linearlayout or Relativelayout, so that we can defined how many portion of screen will be covered by WebView.

You will learn how to load URL into WebView of Android app in WebView progress bar dialog Android tutorial.

We will show a progress bar as a loading indicator in WebView.

First check output of tutorial then develops the example.

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Creating Webview progress bar dialog android step by step

Step 1: Create a new project in Android Studio.

Step2: Updating AndroidManifest.xml file

add required permissions between <manifest>….</manifest> tag.

Note: If you are targeting SDK version above 22 (Above Lollipop)  then you need to ask a user for granting runtime permissions. Check marshmallow runtime permission for more information.

Step 3: Update activity_main.xml file

Copy and paste below source code in activiry_main.xml file

Step 4: Prepare MainActivity.java class

Add following source code in MainActivity.java

Step 5: Description of MainActivity.java class

Following will initialize WebView instance

Below class contains three methods

The First method is calling when URL has started loading

The Second method will override URL loading. We will set progressBar to visible in this method.

The Third method will be called when URL has finished loading.

We will set progressBar’s visibility to GONE here.

You can defined all the logic which you want to get run when URL is completely loaded.

Here we have remove the progress bar.

If you are finding any difficulties implementing this tutorial, then you can ask your question in the comment section.

So all for Webview progress bar dialog android studio programmatically example. Thank you.

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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5 Responses

  1. Frank says:

    Great looking internet site.

  2. Alain says:

    Hi, in the code below, the progressBar.setVisibility(View.VISIBLE) gets an error.
    Please help.

    public void onPageStarted(WebView view, String url, Bitmap favicon) {

    super.onPageStarted(view, url, favicon);

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