Tag: Floating normal apps

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Kustom + Floating Apps - play nicely together!

Kustom + Floating Apps – play nicely together!

The most basic way to interface Floating Apps into Kustom is through the use of custom on touch actions. 1. Within Kustom, you can declare an action based on where you touch. 2. To utilize a Floating App from a Kustom preset, you need to select Launch Shortcut from the action menu. 3. After selecting…
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Pop Up View for all Samsung devices running Android 7+

Pop Up View for all Samsung phones with Floating Apps

Samsung is well-known by Android enthusiasts for bringing essential multi-tasking features in the ecosystem, such as their creative S Pen features, the basic Multi Window mode and the PC-like Pop Up View, all suited for their larger devices and tablets. Pop Up View allows installed apps to float over other apps, just like the Floating…
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All about Floating Apps for Auto

All about Floating Apps for Auto

  Questions & Answers  •  Using floating apps in your car  •  MirrorLink, connecting the phone and the car, basic usage   Guides & How-To’s  •  Complete Guide: How to use Floating Apps for Auto in your car  •  Google Maps and Waze with Floating Apps for Auto  •  Beautiful analog clock over MirrorLink   Introduction  •  The first introduction of…
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Floating Apps for Auto QA: MirrorLink, connecting the phone and the car, basic usage

Floating Apps for Auto Q&A: MirrorLink, connecting the phone and the car, basic usage

  Is Floating Apps for Auto going to work in my car? Your car must be equipped with radio/infotainment supporting MirrorLink 1.1. Known manufacturers of such vehicles are VW, Audi, Seat, Škoda, Citroen, Peugeot, DS, Honda and some models of Suzuki, Mercedes, Kia, Toyota, Buick, Subaru, and others. Have a look at the list available…
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Floating WhatsApp and Clash of Clans!

Floating WhatsApp and Clash of Clans!

One of the requested but most problematic apps is WhatsApp. They do not have open API, and so there is no way how we could build floating app for it. We’ve even contacted them to ask if there is any possibility to cooperate to bring floating WhatsApp, but we haven’t received permission to do so.…
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Version 4.5: No borders mode, configurable shortcut, improved floating menu and more...

Version 4.5: No borders mode, configurable shortcut, improved floating menu and more…

  The new version 4.5 is here!   No borders mode! As an addition to normal windows and minimized borders, there is a new option called “No borders” allowing to completely disable the window’s title bar. When the window is active, there is a small control panel shown so basic actions (moving, minimizing, closing, the window…
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Google Maps and Waze with Floating Apps for Auto

Google Maps and Waze with Floating Apps for Auto

As the first thing, it’s important to mention that this is not an official way and may not work in your car or on your phone. It’s a hack that is tested mainly with Samsung phones, and they have a bit different support of the freeform mode. Since the freeform mode is a part of…
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Floating normal apps

QA: floating installed apps with freeform mode

We are receiving a lot of questions related to floating normal/installed apps, so we’ve decided to introduce the feature also here in a form of a QA blog post. How does floating normal apps work? Floating normal/installed apps is available from Floating Apps 4.4 and it works on Android 7 and newer. It’s a hidden feature…
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Free-Form Mode, Android 7

7 cons of the free-form mode

As you may know, the so-called free-form mode is a hidden feature available from Android 7 that allows floating of normal (installed) apps. It’s built into Android, but it’s made inaccessible by Google by default. Floating Apps helps to enable and access it, but there are still a few catches. Let’s have a look at…
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Floating Apps - free form mode / floating normal apps

How to float installed apps with freeform mode?

Floating normal/installed apps is available from Floating Apps 4.4 and it works on Android 7 and newer thanks to so-called freeform mode. It’s a hidden feature of Android platform that is inaccessible by default. It’s not provided by Floating Apps and we only help you to enable and use it. Let’s have a look at this…
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