Looper is an Android class used to run a message loop for a thread, which usually do not have one associated with them.
The most common
Looper in Android is the main-loop, also commonly known as the main-thread. This instance is unique for an application and can be accessed statically with
Looper is associated with the current thread, it can be retrieved with
Create a simple LooperThread
A typical example of the implementation of a
Looper thread given by the official documentation uses
Looper.loop() and associates a
Handler with the loop between these calls.
Run a loop with a HandlerThread
HandlerThread can be used to start a thread with a
Looper. This looper then can be used to create a
Handler for communications with it.