Android Activity Lifecycle is controlled by 7 methods of android.app.Activity class. The android Activity is the subclass of ContextThemeWrapper class.

Android-Activity-Lifecycle

 

An activity is the single screen in android. It is like window or frame of Java.

By the help of activity, you can place all your UI components or widgets in a single screen.

The 7 lifecycle method of Activity describes how activity will behave at different states.
Android Activity Lifecycle methods

Let’s see the 7 lifecycle methods of android activity.

Android Activity Lifecycle Example

It provides the details about the invocation of life cycle methods of activity. In this example, we are displaying the content on the logcat.

android-activity
File: MainActivity.java

package com.example.activitylifecycle;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.Menu;
public class MainActivity extends Activity {
@Override
protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
Log.d("lifecycle","onCreate invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onStart() {
super.onStart();
Log.d("lifecycle","onStart invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onResume() {
super.onResume();
Log.d("lifecycle","onResume invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onPause() {
super.onPause();
Log.d("lifecycle","onPause invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onStop() {
super.onStop();
Log.d("lifecycle","onStop invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onRestart() {
super.onRestart();
Log.d("lifecycle","onRestart invoked");
}
@Override
protected void onDestroy() {
super.onDestroy();
Log.d("lifecycle","onDestroy invoked");
}
}