Close/hide the Android Soft Keyboard

I have an EditText and a Button in my layout.

After writing in the edit field and clicking on the Button, I want to hide the virtual keyboard. I assume that there’s a simple, one or two-liner code to make this happen.

Where can I find an example of it?


You can force Android to hide the virtual keyboard using the InputMethodManager, calling hideSoftInputFromWindow, passing in the token of the window containing your focused view.

This will force the keyboard to be hidden in all situations. In some cases you will want to pass in InputMethodManager.HIDE_IMPLICIT_ONLY as the second parameter to ensure you only hide the keyboard when the user didn’t explicitly force it to appear (by holding down menu).