Get Button Text onClick Android App

If you have a button in your android app and you have set a onClickListner on it and after it is being clicked you need to know what is the text on the button set in the layout.xml follow the below code.

(Button) v).getText(); can get you the text on the button.

//Android Button
private Button androidButton;

 protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

  androidButton = (Button) findViewById(;

  androidButton.setOnClickListener(new OnClickListener() {

  public void onClick(View v) {

   //To get text of a button when clicked
   String buttonText = (Button) v).getText();
   System.out.println("Value: "+ buttonText);
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