MIUI 12: How to enable Floating windows

Xiaomi has officially launched its own custom UI globally MIUI 12. it is based on Android 10 and will also run Android 11. Many Xiaomi, Redmi, Poco, and Mi devices have received this update and some are waiting for this. The latest version of MIUI custom skin brings an all-new UI design, a built-in app drawer, improved productivity features, and more.

MIUI 12: How to enable Floating windows

MIUI 12 adds floating windows with the objective of offering the same multi-window experience as on a desktop. Supported apps can be opened in the form of floating windows that occupy only a small section of the display and can be opened on top of other apps. The Samsung Experience UI and its successor One UI have supported a similar feature called “Pop-up view” for many years now. Xiaomi’s version, on the other hand, feels much smoother and responsive, even in the beta build.

The floating windows in MIUI can be resized so you can continue working on another app in the background. To initiate a floating window, you can go to the Recents menu and tap on the Floating windows option on the top left. Alternatively, you can also launch floating windows by long-pressing on an app preview in the Recents menu and then tapping the picture-in-picture icon or by tapping on the floating window option in the Control Center.

Notably, we saw the first instance of Xiaomi’s floating windows in the Calculator app launched in the MIUI 10 beta in China last year.

Read also, MIUI 12: How to use Live wallpapers?

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