Enabling floating windows Android 7.0 Nougat

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Android 7.0 advances Nougat us that Google’s operating system will not settle for split screen as the only multitasking mode to use two applications at once. Hide the new way of floating windows with that in upcoming versions will try to compete with desktop operating systems such as Windows, OS X and Linux distributions.

So far, no Nexus updated to Android Nougat has the floating windows . This new comes hidden, waiting for Google to turn it in future releases Android 7.1 ¿Nougat? devices and big screen Want Chromebooks and Pixel Androi ?, for use with keyboard and mouse on a desktop interface


Fortunately we not have to wait for a new version Nougat or having to change the device to use the floating windows. Very easy way you can enable floating windows on the Nexus with Android 7.0 Nougat . We have two ways to activate

Partial support (with Taskbar)

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the application Taskbar allows partially activate the floating windows Android 7.0 by following these steps:

  • Activates the Opciones development.
  • Settings> Developer options Active Force size setting activities .
  • Restart your device.
  • Install Taskbar.
  • In active Taskbar Freeform windows support and set to run Taskbar activating from the top bar.

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once activated you will see in the lower left of a new launcher application. To run an application in a popup window will have to open an application from the launcher Tasker. If not displayed in a popup window again reset the device and run again Taskbar.

Thanks to the new floating windows we can show on screen more than two applications, allowing resize windows by dragging their edges as we would with Windows.


Taskbar Version 1.1.8

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full support (ADB)

If you do not want to install a third party application and want to enjoy the full support for floating windows we have to resort to ADB , and therefore to a computer. For this we need the ADB for Windows or Mac / Linux along the Google drivers.

once you have installed the ADB and the drivers just have to connect your device to your computer with the USB debugging activated (Options development) and in a command window of our PC run:

adb shell settings Global put enable freeform support 1

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With support full activate floating windows directly from the application view recent , which also see applications in windowed mode and full screen mode applications

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In Engadget Android | Nougat Android 7.0 is here, do you want to know all your news?

The news How to activate the floating windows Nougat Android 7.0 was originally published in ​​ Engadget Android by Cosmos .

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Enabling floating windows Android 7.0 Nougat
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August 28, 2016

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