UICollectionView doesn't bounce when datasource has only 1 item

I have a UICollectionView with a custom UICollectionViewFlowLayout. It scrolls horizontally and only shows one item at a time (full height). I have pagingEnabled = YES so that it sticks to pages.

The UICollectionView shows photos within a particular day. I initially had buttons to change the day +/- 1 day, but I thought it would be neat if the user could pull on the collection view past the first or last image (past a predetermined threshold) to change the day. I implemented this using the UIScrollView delegate methods and it works great…… if there are 2 or more items in the collection view.

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  • This is hard to describe, but if there is only 1 item, it doesn’t allow me to pull the item past it’s bounds. I.E. there is no bounce to it.

    I’d like to have this behavior, but I need to overcome this problem first. I’m thinking that if I removed pagingEnabled = YES and used targetContentOffsetForProposedContentOffset:proposedContentOffset:withScrollingVelocity, that I may be able to get it to work but I really enjoy the snappy behavior that paging enables. (They are mutually exclusive).

    Any ideas on this?

    2 Solutions Collect From Internet About “UICollectionView doesn't bounce when datasource has only 1 item”

    UICollectionView has the properties alwaysBounceHorizontal and alwaysBounceVertical. Setting the horizontal to YES did the trick.

    Thanks for @VaporwareWolf ,the answer is correct. I want to add a supplement that:

    DO NOT forget setting the bounces property to YES at the same time(through storyboard or your code).