Action Bar Search View (Android) null error

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http://stackoverflow.com – I am not sure why it is appearing as null, if it has to do something with the fragment and the fragment title or the drawer, since it is on the main activity of where this fragment is being pulled up from. Here is my menu xml item: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <menu xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto" > <item android:id="@+id/action_search" android:title="@string/action_search" android:icon="@drawable/ic_action_search" app:showAsAction="always" app:actio (HowTos)