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Android CustomNotifications Sample

This sample demonstrates notifications with custom content views. The use of collapsed and expanded notification views are shown.


This sample demonstrates notifications with custom content views. It also demonstrates the expanded notification introduced in API level 16.

This sample shows all the required steps to create and display custom notifications:

  • Create Intent to launch Activity when notification is clicked.
  • Define custom layouts for collapsed and expanded views.
  • Use NotificationManager's notify to show notification.

In the sample, click on the “SHOW NOTIFICATION” button to create a notification. Use two-fingered gestures up and down to collapse and expand the notification.


  • Android SDK 28
  • Android Build Tools v28.0.3
  • Android Support Repository


Getting Started

This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the “gradlew build” command or use “Import Project” in Android Studio.


If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue:

Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see for more details.


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