Android RatingBar

Android RatingBar

A Rating Bar is used to show rating in Stars.The user can touch/drag or use arrow keys to set the rating when using the default size RatingBar.


In this example I will show you how to implement RatingBar in Android.


Let’s get start by creating a project in Eclipse IDE.

1. Create a new project in Eclipse by navigating to File ⇒ New Android ⇒ Application Project and fill required details. (I kept my main activity name as

2.  Create a layout file for under res ⇒ layout folder. I named the layout file as activity_main.xml. In this layout i had taken three RatingBar and some textViews.

3. Now, come to and add the following code. In this class for the first RatingBar i am showing the number of stars selected in textView and the next RatingBar is used to set the rating to third ratingbar when selected and a toast also displayed.

4. Now, run the app and you will get the output as shown in video.

Thanks. :)

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I am an Android developer for whom Android is the one and only love. I work as a freelancer which gets me and Android closer. I always love to share my learnings and love to learn from others knowledge too.

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