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This is simple tip where, I am going to show how to align android TabHost at the bottom of the screen. If you have already used simple TabHost in your app then align tabhost at the bottom of the screen is very simple. If you haven’t used android tabhost, don’t worry. Here, I have provided complete XML and java code. You can also learn simple tabhost example here and android actionbar tabs example here. To make your tabs beautiful and attractive, you can find android tabs user interface design at Beautiful Mobile Tabs UI Design with Amazing User Experience.

Android TabHost at the Bottom of the Screen

How to Align Android TabHost at the Bottom of the Screen


If you are familiar with android TabHost then to align tab at the bottom of the screen, simply you have to add android:layout_alignParentBottom="true" in your TabWidget and layout margin bottom in Frame Layout. Following are the simple steps to align your tabhost at the bottom of the screen.

Create a new Android Project


Let’s start by creating a new android project to align TabHost at the bottom of the screen with following information.
Application Name: Android Tabs at Bottom
Company Domain: viralandroid.com
Package Name: com.viralandroid.androidtabsatbottom
Minimum SDK: Android 2.2 (API 8 Froyo)

Add TabHost in XML Activity File


Just drag and drop TabHost in your XML layout file or simply add following XML code in your XML layout. Again, I want to remind you not to forgot to add android:layout_alignParentBottom="true" in your TabWidget. Following is the final code of XML layout file.
res/layout/activity_main.xml

Modify Java Code


Now, to make tabhost working, you have to add little java code in your activity file. Following is the final code of java file.
src/MainActivity.java

Now, run your application. You will see tabhost at the bottom of the screen like above.

Download Complete Example Project


Download complete Android TabHost at the Bottom of the Screen example project source code from GitHub.

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