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Taskbar 4.0 brings back freeform window support to Android Pie devices

Support for multiple windows on Android was first popularized by Samsung, but the feature slowly made its way into Android. Android 6.0 Marshmallow introduced split-screen multi-window support while Android 7.0 Nougat quietly added freeform window support, although unlocking freeform window support required either an ADB command or enabling a Developer Option. Unfortunately, with the release...

Android Nougat’s Freeform Window Mode: What It Is and How Developers Can Utilize It

When Android 7.0 Nougat was first announced early in 2016, it brought with it a much-requested feature to the Android platform — multi-window support. Most people are aware of the split-screen multi-window support enabled by default on all Android Nougat phones and tablets. Android TV devices with Android Nougat come with support for picture-in-picture multi-window support. However, there...