How to Change Alert Dialog Position on Screen in Android?
AlertDialog in Android is an alert message that appears in the form of a pop-up consisting of four elements namely a title, a message, a positive button, and a negative button. The positive and the negative buttons are clickable and can be programmed for performing an action. However, the AlertDialog appears in the center of the screen whenever called. Below is a screenshot of an AlertDialog.
Through this article, we will show you how you could change the position of the AlertDialog on the screen. Follow the below steps once the IDE is ready.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project in Android Studio
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. We demonstrated the application in Kotlin, so make sure you select Kotlin as the primary language while creating a New Project.
Step 2: Working with the activity_main.xml file
In our demonstration, upon button click, the AlertDialog shall be displayed. So we added a Button in our layout file.
Step 3: Working with the MainActivity.kt file
Go to the MainActivity.kt file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.kt file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
You can see that when the button is clicked, the AlertDialog appears at the top of the screen.