Android EditText Icon or button inside Custom Edit Text and its action and click listeners.

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This example will help to have the Edit text with the icon at the right side.

Note: In this just I am using setCompoundDrawablesWithIntrinsicBounds, So if you want to change the icon position you can achieve that using setCompoundDrawablesWithIntrinsicBounds in setIcon.

public class MKEditText extends AppCompatEditText {

    public interface IconClickListener {
        public void onClick();

    private IconClickListener mIconClickListener;

    private static final String TAG = MKEditText.class.getSimpleName();

    private final int EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA = 50;
    private Drawable mDrawable;
    private boolean touchDown;

    public MKEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyle) {
        super(context, attrs, defStyle);

    public MKEditText(Context context) {

    public MKEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs) {
        super(context, attrs);

    public void showRightIcon() {
        mDrawable = ContextCompat.getDrawable(getContext(), R.drawable.ic_android_black_24dp);


    public void setIconClickListener(IconClickListener iconClickListener) {
        mIconClickListener = iconClickListener;

    private void setIcon() {
        Drawable[] drawables = getCompoundDrawables();

        setCompoundDrawablesWithIntrinsicBounds(drawables[0], drawables[1], mDrawable, drawables[3]);

        setInputType(InputType.TYPE_CLASS_TEXT | InputType.TYPE_TEXT_VARIATION_PASSWORD);

    public boolean onTouchEvent(MotionEvent event) {
        final int right = getRight();
        final int drawableSize = getCompoundPaddingRight();
        final int x = (int) event.getX();
        switch (event.getAction()) {
            case MotionEvent.ACTION_DOWN:
                if (x + EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA >= right - drawableSize && x <= right + EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA) {
                    touchDown = true;
                    return true;
            case MotionEvent.ACTION_UP:
                if (x + EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA >= right - drawableSize && x <= right + EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA && touchDown) {
                    touchDown = false;
                    if (mIconClickListener != null) {
                    return true;
                touchDown = false;

        return super.onTouchEvent(event);

If you want to change the touch area you can change the EXTRA_TOUCH_AREA values default I gave as 50.

And for Enable the button and click listener you can call from your Activity or Fragment like this,

MKEditText mkEditText = (MKEditText) findViewById(;
mkEditText.setIconClickListener(new MKEditText.IconClickListener() {
            public void onClick() {
              // You can do action here for the icon.

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