Hidden Active View Focus

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Due to false positives, results for this rule will be automatically marked as "IGNORED". They can still be viewed using the Issue Status dropdown in the dashboard. We are actively working to reduce false positives generated by this rule and will reinstate it in a future release.

WCAG 2.0 - 2.4.3 A Impact - Critical

Views with a click action should not be covered by another view, either entirely or partially. Toolbar and Dialog controls are ignored.

Supported within:
XML Layouts


Issues found by this rule impact people with low vision who rely on assistive technology to understand a control's use and or access the control.


The version of Android, device, and manufacturer may play a part in issue detection.


  1. Turn on TalkBack
  2. Navigate within your app control or interactive view
  3. One of the following will happen:
    • Inaccessible: The view was not announced by TalkBack, or, it was announced in the wrong order.
    • Accessible: The view was announced, in the correct order, by TalkBack.

How to Fix

Move the active view or overlaying view to ensure neither overlap another view.