Close or hide the Android Soft Keyboard from code

Are you trying to  make close or hide the Soft Keyboard in your app using code. here is the solution .

Force Android to hide the virtual keyboard using the InputMethodManager, calling hideSoftInputFromWindow, passing in the token of the window containing your edit field.

EditText myEditText = (EditText) findViewById(;  
InputMethodManager imm = (InputMethodManager)getSystemService(
.hideSoftInputFromWindow(myEditText.getWindowToken(), 0);

This will force the keyboard to be hidden in all situations. In some cases you will want to pass in InputMethodManager.HIDE_IMPLICIT_ONLY as the second parameter to ensure you only hide the keyboard when the user didn't explicitly force it to appear (by holding down menu).

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