Fixing BadTokenException in Android WebView

So you have successfully created a webView in your App and already loaded your URL into it.

However, any interaction with the page (such as a dropdown menu) will result in BadTokenException crash with the following error message;

android.view.WindowManager$BadTokenException: Unable to add window — token is not valid; is your activity running?

This happens when app wants to open a new dialog (e.g. for dropdown menu aka. spinner) while the container activity no longer exists.

Create your WebView using the Activity Context rather than application context. Or if this is a child activity use parent activity context instead.

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