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Android UI Design by Jessica Thornsby

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The multi-window support in Android N

Beginning with Android N, the Android operating system supports multi-window natively on both tablets and smartphones.

This new multi-window mode gives users the option to display more than one app at a time in a split-screen environment, either side-by-side or arranged one above the other. The user can resize these split-screen apps by dragging the dividing line that separates them, making one app larger and the other one smaller.

Giving users the ability to view multiple apps simultaneously is good news for productivity, paving the way for multi-app multitasking, such as bringing up a restaurant's address in Google Chrome and then typing the address directly into Google Maps, or replying to an incoming SMS ...

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