Add activity indicator to storyboard
- Add the Activity Indicator View to your storyboard from the Object Library
- Choose a style and color
- Select "Hides When Stopped" in order to automatically hide the activity indicator any time it's not animating.
Create an Outlet
control + drag from activity in storyboard canvas (or document outline) to swift file.
Start / Stop animating
Tell the Activity Indicator View to start animating.
// Start the activity indicator
// Stop the activity indicator
// Hides automatically if "Hides When Stopped" is enabled