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A library to simply use Backdrop in your project

A library to simply use Backdrop in your project


A library to simply setup a backdrop in your project since for now there is no a easy way to implement that in our project.

Words from official material link: "A backdrop appears behind all other surfaces in an app, displaying contextual and actionable content", so there is an example of what you get using this library:



  • Android API level 16 or greater
  • Your favorite IDE

Setting up

Current version:


Step 1. Add the JitPack repository to your build file.
Add it in your root build.gradle at the end of repositories:

allprojects {
	repositories {
		maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }

Step 2. Add the dependency

dependencies {
	    implementation 'com.github.pedromassango:IBackdrop:CURRENT-VERSION'


Step 1. register jitpack.io


Step 2. Add the dependency



  • [x] Handle Device Orientantion Changes (you can set it in your manifest's activity tag)
  • [ ] Call Toolbar via XML (by reference)
  • [ ] Set a Front View Header (optional)
  • [ ] set Inative state to front layer when the back layer is visible (grey the layer)