the navigation bar is overlaying my activity view on the bottom. Same issue like here: Android Navigation Bar overlaying my view
The issue seems to happen only on Android Lollipop. On my Moto G with KitKat 4.4.4. i don’t have this issue. I don’t know why this problem is only related to Lollipop.
My problem is, with the solution @ps-glass postet is not working for me somehow setting
fitsSystemWindow = true. I tried it with the theme or with the layout file directly, nothing worked for me so far.
You can only see a bit of the text, the rest is overlaid by the navigation bar.
I found out that this problem is related to a library we are using:
and other people have this problem too after they updated their AppCompat to v21.
Some solutions were posted here https://github.com/jfeinstein10/SlidingMenu/issues/680 and another one here The getDecorView method return view include navigation bar view on lollipop？
The Solution from https://stackoverflow.com/users/715451/saulobrito is working for me now and it is the easiest way i think.
<style name="Theme" parent="FrameworkRoot.Theme"> <item name="android:windowDrawsSystemBarBackgrounds">false</item> </style>
I put this code snippet to a my theme in the