When considering the key factor that sets tablets apart from laptops, it is undoubtedly the operating system but the floating window functionality of desktop operating systems surpasses that of tablets significantly. You can open multiple windows on Android phones and tablets, however there is a huge restriction. While on desktop operating systems you can open as many windows as you want, on Android you can open a certain number of floating windows.
In this GIF, you can see that MIUI incorporates a floating window feature; however, it restricts the usage to only a single app within the floating window. While the Edge and Telegram applications support the multi-window functionality, you can have only one app on floating window mode. We have a tutorial will provide a step-by-step instructions on running multiple apps simultaneously in floating window mode.
Unlimited floating window on any Android device
Make sure your device is rooted before starting the process, you cannot get this feature on an unrooted Android device. If you are unfamiliar with LSPosed or how to install it, refer to our previous guide for detailed instructions. LSPosed Framework: What is it and how to install
Once LSPosed is successfully installed on your device, proceed to obtain Shizuku from the Play Store. If your phone has Google Services, simply visit the provided link to get the Shizuku app. We haven’t included a screenshot here as the app is straightforward to use. Just press the “Start” button to initiate the process.
- Get the Mi-Freeform APK from the GitHub repository. Once the app is installed, activate it through LSPosed and proceed to restart your device.
- After rebooting your device, make sure that Mi-Freeform is running in LSPosed and open the Shizuku app make sure Mi-Freeform can run via Shizuku. Tap on “Allow all the time”.
- After allowing it to run on Shizuku, grant all permissions respectively, accessibility permission, displaying over other apps and full notification access. Once you’ve done that, you can launch the Mi-Freeform app by tapping the “Next step”.
- Open the Mi-Freeform app and tap on the “Settings” icon placed on the bottom right. Scroll down and enable “Global sidebar.
- Once you have enabled the global sidebar you will have a tiny white line on your display. Tap on the bar and then tap on “All apps” icon. You will see the list of apps you installed there. Open any app you wish and enjoy multiple floating window on your Android device.
- You can use this multiple floating app while your device is on landscape mode as well. Here’s a screenshot of YouTube running on full screen and two apps running in floating window mode.
The link to the Mi-Freeform app was provided earlier in the article. However, if you missed it, you can get the APK file here. What do you think about multiple floating window on Android devices? Please comment down below!