How to handle onContextItemSelected in a multi fragment activity?

I’ll post an answer even though you found a workaround because I just dealt with a similar issue. When you inflate the context menu for a specific fragment, assign each menu item a groupId that is unique to the fragment. Then test for the groupId in ‘onContextItemSelected.’ For Example:

public void onCreateContextMenu(ContextMenu menu, View v,ContextMenuInfo menuInfo) {
    menu.add(UNIQUE_FRAGMENT_GROUP_ID, MENU_OPTION_1, 0, R.string.src1);
    menu.add(UNIQUE_FRAGMENT_GROUP_ID, MENU_OPTION_2, 0, R.string.src2);
public boolean onContextItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
    //only this fragment's context menus have group ID of -1
    if (item.getGroupId() == UNIQUE_FRAGMENT_GROUP_ID) {
        switch(item.getItemId()) {
        case MENU_OPTION_1: doSomething(); break;
        case MENU_OPTION_2: doSomethingElse(); break;

This way all of your fragments will still receive calls to ‘onContextItemSelected,’ but only the correct one will respond, thus avoiding the need to write activity-level code. I assume a modified version of this technique could work even though you aren’t using ‘menu.add(…)’

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