One of the most impressive features that will make a big difference in how you operate your Android device is multitasking. It is better designed, smarter, and has the ability to move you swiftly from one application to another. This multitasking feature allows users to display two applications on their phone’s screen at the same time. Android Nougat allows you to run two applications side-by-side on smartphones and tablets. It also supports the picture-in-picture mode that was primarily for video playback on TV devices and in iOS 9+. To take advantage of the multitasking feature, you have to make sure that the application being run support the Android Nougat. If this is not the case – as in the apps do not support Android Nougat – you will get an error message. As expected, the built-in application support multitasking. Moreover, some handsets can be constrained in the freeform mode (capability to resize two side-by-side panes). On a smartphone, you’ll typically enter the split screen mode by launching an application and long-pressing the Overview button. The downside of the multitasking feature, is that the split screen does not allow users to run the same application side by side. This would be advantageous when copying texts between two Google Docs files. You can clone applications for side-by-side use, but it is a clunky option for the multi-window mode. Thanks to developer IJP who fixed this with a simple application that allows you to run two instances of the same application on Android 7.0 Nougat:
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool