Flutter FloatingActionButton – Change Background Color

FloatingActionButton backgroundColor

You can change the background color of a FloatingActionButton using its property backgroundColor. Set backgroundColor with a Color object.

A quick skeletal code snippet to do so is shown below.

  backgroundColor: Colors.lightGreen,

Example 1: Set background color to FloatingActionButton

In this example Flutter Application, we shall set backgroundColor property of FloatingActionButton, to Colors.lightGreen.


import 'package:flutter/material.dart';

void main() {
    home: MyApp(),

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  _MyAppState createState() => _MyAppState();

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      appBar: AppBar(
        title: new Text("Flutter Tutorial - googleflutter.com"),
      floatingActionButton: FloatingActionButton(
        child: Icon(Icons.refresh),
        backgroundColor: Colors.lightGreen,
        onPressed: () => setState(() {
          //do something


Flutter FloatingActionButton backgroundColor


In this Flutter Tutorial, we learned how to change the background color of a FloatingActionButton.

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