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Version 4.9: Browser & Bookmarks improved

The floating browser is the most complex floating app and it receives new features and improvements with every single release. And version 4.9 is no exception. It’s also more tightly connected with the bookmarks app. Configurable toolbar Different users have different needs and they use the browser in their very own way. Being able to…
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Version 4.9: File Manager, Image Viewer, Video & Music Player, and gallery mode

Gallery mode for Image Viewer and Video & Music Player Until now, it was a bit complicated to select images, videos and music files and it needed you to navigate through the file system. Of course, this option is still available but there is also a new gallery mode that uses the very same mechanism…
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Version 4.9: Document Viewer, Countdown and toolbars

Document Viewer rotates documents and can search in plain text files Some documents may be rotated and it’s not easy to read them. Not anymore! Viewing PDF and DOC/ODT documents is based on external modules and external rendering and for this reason, some features are almost impossible to implement. For example, a search feature. However,…
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Version 4.9: Floating Apps for Auto gets a new welcome screen

Floating Apps for Auto, the special version of Floating Apps for “hacking” cars with MirrorLink, receives all improvements that come with version 4.9 except for the new welcome screen. It has its own welcome screen that is not trying to introduce all features of Floating Apps but it’s rather helping new users with essential steps…
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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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Floating AdBlock

Version 4.8: New app, Floating Buddies and many improvements

Working hard on the next version, we haven’t published blog posts for some time. Don’t worry, we are going to fix this now as there is a lot to introduce in the version 4.8. There is a new app called Clipboard that is useful for managing your copy-paste actions There is a new feature called…
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Floating Clipboard

Version 4.8: New Clipboard app!

This app is going to really change how you copy-paste texts on your Android! It’s a history for your clipboard. You probably know that situation – you need to copy several texts but that means to copy one, switch to target app, paste it, then switch back to the original app to copy second text……
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Floating Buddy

Version 4.8: Floating Buddy is here!

Floating Buddy is a little friend or an assistant. It’s always here on your screen prepared to entertain you as well as help you with multitasking on your Android. In fact, he’s a fun alternative to the floating icon or the floating menu. Do you see that lovely tarantula in the middle of the display?…
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Floating File ManagerHowever, this is not enough! It doesn't grant permission to access the added storage with the standard file access. You must switch to the newly added storage. Open the floating File Manager and tap the cog icon in the panel header. As you can see, there are two options to access the same data. In the red rectangle, it's standard file system access way. In the green rectangle, there is our newly added storage. There is a difference between them - for the standard file access way, a red icon signalizing that the storage is read-only is shown. 

How to use external SD cards, USB disks and Dropbox

There is a bit of confusion about how to access external SD card. It’s visible and accessible by default, but since Floating Apps uses standard file system mechanism for accessing it, it’s read-only. For apps like Image Viewer, Music Player or Document Viewer, it’s not a problem as read-only access is good enough. For the…
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