performClick in ListView doesn't highlight item

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http://stackoverflow.com – Then I have a ListView set as: <ListView android:id="@+id/list_menu_nav" android:layout_width="250dp" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:choiceMode="singleChoice" android:listSelector="#fff"> </ListView> The adapter is set as: navMenu = (ListView) findViewById( R.id.list_menu_nav ); navMenu.setAdapter( new ArrayAdapter<String>( this, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, menuList ) ); When I touch in an item, it gets a white background (as I set). But, when I performClick to a item as below, it is sele (HowTos)