Adding a ripple effect to an Android RecyclerView item

This is a repost of an answer I wrote on Stack Overflow.

By default a RecyclerView item does not give a visual indication when you touch it. It may be simplest to use one of the following options in your RecyclerView row's background:

  • android:background="?android:attr/selectableItemBackground"

However if you are experiencing problems with this method or if you want finer control over the colors, then you can do…

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