How to enable multi-window mode in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Some of you will have heard that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has a shrouded multi-window mode, similar to the Galaxy Note arrangement has. This element didn’t exactly make it into the polished product of Marshmallow, yet all that you have to make it work is simply lying there out of sight. You can really empower multi-window mode on Android 6.0 in three straightforward steps. Perused on to figure out how.

Andrew from the Pixel C group at Google affirmed that local multi-window backing is coming in Android N, which will be saw at Google I/O 2016 and discharged later in the year when the two new Nexus gadgets turn out.



  • A rooted phone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • A root file manager with text editor (like ES File Explorer) or Build Prop Editor

How to enable multi-window mode on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

1. Open Build Prop Editor and scroll down to Tap it and change the Property Value from user to userdebug.

2. Tap Save and then Yes to reboot your phone (this is necessary to apply the changes).


3. Once you’ve rebooted, go to Settings > Developer options > Multi-window mode and flip the switch. (If you don’t already have Developer options enabled, go to Settings > About phone and tap Build number seven times until you see the notification.)


Using multi-window mode on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

In your multi-tasking perspective (or late applications list), you’ll now see a square section in the upper right of each application card. Tap the objective to pick the split-screen view you need: upper half, bring down half or full screen. Note that top and base switch to left and right in scene mode.


Once you’ve picked your split-screen inclination, the application will dependably show up in that view. In this way, for instance, in the event that you’ve picked YouTube in top-half view then tapping YouTube in the multi-tasking rundown will continually acquire it up the top half. On the off chance that you need to go full screen you’ll need to choose that by tapping the square section in the upper right of the application card once more.


Multi-window mode on Marshmallow works shockingly well for a component that was forgotten. It’s a touch inconvenient and once in a while you get unusual covers, as demonstrated the upper left of the picture above, however as a rule, it works fine.

Sadly, you can’t re-estimate the split-screen windows, however that is the thing that you get from an unfinished designer element. It’s not immaculate, but rather it arrives and it is working – and that is a large portion of the figh.

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