Category: How-To

Real multitasking on your Android!

Can’t grant permissions to FA because of “Draw over other apps”

Newer Android versions are trying to protect you against granting permissions with some overlay visible. Why? With the overlay correctly positioned on display, the developer could replace the text of the permission dialog, so you grant another (possibly more dangerous) permission instead. I’m not quite sure how anyone could achieve this reliably as the permission…
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How to disable Floating Apps’ notification?

Floating Apps is based on a long-running background service and those are required to show a notification. Many of you would like to get rid of it, and such an option was available in previous versions of Floating Apps. Then, Android O has changed the rules and we had to remove it. On newer versions…
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Calculator Tips

The built-in Calculator floating app can be really useful especially when say you’re on the floating browser and need to do a quick calculation but stay viewing that video or article for example. The app is great in any situation really!  Here after pressing the 3 bars you can see some options. The History option will basically…
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Browser: Advanced Tips

Now these advanced tips will really pave the way to an seamless and smooth browsing experience: Did you know that you can get the most out of your Android’s navigation buttons when using the browser or any app? Just open the floating apps and go to the sidebar and select ‘apps’ then just go to…
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Browser: Beginner Tips

Here today I shall be doing a series of tips talking to you about how powerful the Floating Apps Browser is and what you can do to enhance your experience with it: Make sure you have the confirm closing activated if you’re prone to accidentally closing the browser & then always having to restore the…
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Floating Apps for Auto and Netflix

NETFLIX in your car? No problem!

What do you need?1. MirrorLink compatible car2. MirrorLink compatible phone with Android 7 or 83. Netflix on your phone with an active account4. Floating Apps for Auto on your phone5. Active free-form mode and MirrorLink expert6. The latest version of LG MirrorDrive installed7. Know how to do the double LG MirrorDrive trick After you perform…
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Version 4.9: NEW Search app

In version 4.9, old Search Google and Search Wikipedia apps are no longer available and have been replaced with a brand new Search app. The new Search app introduces more search engines and as of initial release, they are: Baidu Bing DuckDuckGo Google Wikipedia Wolfram Alpha Yahoo Yandex It also comes with something completely new…
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Floating Menu

How to enable/disable the floating menu and the floating icon

Floating Apps comes with many different ways how to access multitasking tools. From time to time, some of you are struggling with the floating menu or the floating icon interfering with the way you want to use their device. It’s easy to configure it for your needs ;-). Floating Icon Just open the main app…
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Floating YouTube

How to use the new Floating YouTube

We received a few emails from you asking us for a guide for the new floating YouTube app. So, here it goes! The app may be a bit unfamiliar when used for the first time. It’s no longer just a YouTube site with its typical appearance and functionality. It’s a list of your favorite videos now,…
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How to enable/disable Floating Apps quickly with Quick Settings Tile

How to enable/disable Floating Apps quickly with Quick Setting Tiles

There is also a video on Floating Apps’ Youtube channel describing this feature so if you prefer it, just visit the link and you don’t need to read all the text :-). This feature is one of the most often requested one. It’s even more important for Floating Apps for Auto as in this case…
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