Learn how to add a Toggle Button to the Navigation Drawer

In order to add the Toggle button to your App you need to follow these steps

1. Add the following code to the Activity class

getActionBar().setDisplayHomeAsUpEnabled(true);
getActionBar().setHomeButtonEnabled(true);

2. Override the onPostCreate method

@Override
protected void onPostCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onPostCreate(savedInstanceState);
mActionBarDrawerToggle.syncState();
}

3. Override the onConfigurationChanged method

@Override
public void onConfigurationChanged(Configuration newConfig){
super.onConfigurationChanged(newConfig);
mActionBarDrawerToggle.onConfigurationChanged(newConfig);
}

4. Add following snippet to onOptionsItemSelected

if(mActionBarDrawerToggle.onOptionsItemSelected(item)){
return true;
}

Follow the Video to gain better understanding. You can refer to the source code here

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