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The Summary

The DatePickerDialog and TimePickerDialog are great tools for getting date/time information from a user on an Android device. Of course, that is when the tools work as you expect them to. On Android 7.0, datepickermode=”spinner” and timepickermode=”spinner” attributes do not seem to work for those dialog views and the default design implementations are always visible. This is very problematic because we, at Ibotta, feel these default implementations are not intuitive for 7.0+. So we decided to fix them and make the solutions into an open source library!

The Problem

Recently the Ibotta Android team updated our DatePickerDialog in the Ibotta app to…

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