Android TextView Center Text (include Multiline Text)

August 17, 2017
android:gravity=“center”

The following xml will center TextView within RelativeLayout.

android:layout_centerInParent to center the TextView, android:gravity make sure the text is not left aligned.

<RelativeLayout
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="200dp">

    <TextView
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:gravity="center"
        android:layout_centerInParent="true"
        android:text="Line 1\nLine 2"
        />
</RelativeLayout>
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