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public class RecyclerViewSwipeListener extends RecyclerView.OnFlingListener {
private static final int SWIPE_VELOCITY_THRESHOLD = 2000;
boolean mIsScrollingVertically;
// change swipe listener depending on whether we are scanning items horizontally or vertically
RecyclerViewSwipeListener(boolean vertical) {
mIsScrollingVertically = vertical;
public boolean onFling(int velocityX, int velocityY) {
if (mIsScrollingVertically && Math.abs(velocityY) > SWIPE_VELOCITY_THRESHOLD) {
if (velocityY < 0) {
} else {
return true;
} else if (!mIsScrollingVertically && Math.abs(velocityX) > SWIPE_VELOCITY_THRESHOLD) {
if (velocityX < 0) {
} else {
return true;
return false;
public void onSwipeRight() {
public void onSwipeLeft() {
public void onSwipeUp() {
public void onSwipeDown() {

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cyrus88 commented Apr 9, 2018

Swipe up and down works. But swipe left right didn't even work for me.

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