Google is working on the improvements of the Desktop Mode in Android for Android 15

Desktop mode has been in Android for sometime now with Samsung DeX and Motorola’s ready for platforms as the prime examples. However, for those who didn’t know, Desktop mode has been existing as well in Google’s AOSP. It was first released with Android 10 but it was in its skeleton phase, giving developers the chance to test their apps in multi-display scenarios.
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Since then, it has been improving steadily, albeit slowly, resulting in it now easily handling side-by-side mode with two apps on screen. Currently, more apps can be opened at the same time using the alleged freeform multi-window experience. However, this comes with a lot of warnings.

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It appears to be that Google has been working on its multi-window Android desktop experience with some progress already being made. Android Authority was the one who discovered some interesting new additions when they looked through the developer flags on the latest Android 14 QPR3 2.1 beta build.

For reference, they have released a video about the new additions. You can watch it below.


The new improvements are likely to appear along with the release of Android 15. For now, stay tuned for further developments that might be released ahead of its launch.
 

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