Android get view of Preference in PreferenceActivity

To get the view of a desired preference you can use this:

@Override
public void onWindowFocusChanged(boolean hasFocus)
{
    super.onWindowFocusChanged(hasFocus);
    Preference preference=findPreference(“preferenceKey”);
    View preferenceView=getListView().getChildAt(preference.getOrder());
    //Do your stuff
}

Note: You can not do this in the onCreate method because it will throw a NullPointerException.

PreferenceActivity inherits the ListActivity class. ListActivity has a method called getListView() which returns the ListView that displays your preferences.

EDIT: Here is the code in my comment formatted:

getListView().setOnItemClickListener(new AdapterView.OnItemClickListener() {
       // ... put listener code here 
});

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