The easiest way to set the background color of any view in Android.
LinearLayout linearLayout = (LinearLayout) findViewById(R.id.yourView); // Using Colorcode linearLayout.setBackgroundColor(0xFF00FF00); // Using defined color linearLayout.setBackgroundColor(Color.GREEN); // Using resourcefile linearLayout.setBackgroundColor(ContextCompat.getColor(getContext(), R.color.myGreen));
Use one of the ways above to change the bacgroundcolor of the LinearLayout with id yourView to green. It is always recommend to use a resourcefile for such values.
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