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In this tutorial we will learn, how to build a simple countdown timer, which shows the remaining time in minutes and seconds. It will have a start/pause button and a reset button which is only visible, if the timer is not running. For this, we will use the CountDownTimer interface and override the onTick and onFinish methods. We will set it’s time in milliseconds and format those milliseconds to minutes and seconds using the String.format method.

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