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Google has recently released android O developer preview during Google I/O. Android 8.0 Oreo is the next version of android devices. This android 8.0 has great features such as picture-in-picture mode, multi display support, background limits, keyboard navigation, notifications channels, API changes, Autofill, system optimizations, better icons and more. In this tutorial, I will show you how to enable picture in picture mode Android O.
This picture-in-picture mode in android O allows user to multitasking work at same time such as watching YouTube video & chat with friends and more. This android 8.0 Oreo version supported devices are Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel & pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and android one device. Below you can see step by step guide to enable picture in picture mode Android O
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How to enable picture in picture mode Android O / Android 8.0
This Android O picture-in-picture mode feature is use as multi-window mode, it will help to manage two functions simultaneously such as watching video and also search latest news on your android Oreo device. You can easily manage two activities at same time in android 8.0 devices.
Before enable enable picture in picture mode Android O, first of all enable system UI tuner in your Google pixel and other android O supported device. By default hidden system UI tuner in your Google pixel & other devices.
Step 1: Swipe down notification bar on your android Nougat 7.0 / 7.1.2 devices
Step 2: Tap & hold on “Settings” gear icon few seconds
You will show message: Congrats! System UI tuner has been added to settings
Now enable system UI tuner on your Google pixel and pixel XL devices. Follow below given step by step guide to use picture in picture mode on android O devices.
Step 1: Go to “Settings”
You can view various sections in phone settings.
Step 2: Under system section, tap on “System UI tuner”
Step 3: Tap on “Navigation bar”
Here you can view left and right navigation bar button, select one of them and choose keycode. Now tap left keycode or right keycode.
Step 4: Enter text input code and tap right icon & left icon. Now select icon you want to use in picture-in-picture (PIP) mode.
You can use this navigation bar extra button as picture-in-picture mode. Now open any apps such as browsing internet and text with your friends at same time.
That’s all about one of the best android O feature called picture-in-picture mode. You can enable picture in picture mode Android O using above steps. Did you find above process helpful? Let us know on below comment box.