How can I wait for 10 second without locking application UI in android [duplicate]

You never want to call thread.sleep() on the UI thread as it sounds like you have figured out. This freezes the UI and is always a bad thing to do. You can use a separate Thread and postDelayed

This SO answer shows how to do that as well as several other options



You can look at these and see which will work best for your particular situation

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