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Get ready for the Android Nougat and update your application

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A new manifest attribute called android:resizableActivity is available for apps targeting N and beyond. If this attribute is set to true, your activity can be launched in split-screen modes on phones and tablets.  You can also specify your activity's minimum allowable dimensions, preventing users from making the activity window smaller than that size.
Implementation:

<activityandroid:name=“ActivityName”android:configChanges="orientation|screenSize|keyboard|keyboardHidden|screenLayout|smallestScreenSize"android:resizeableActivity="true”></activity>
Direct reply notifications: 
With Android Nougat, you can reply to your notifications directly from their spot in the tray. You won't have to open the app or install anything extra, either. Once the folks who built your app support the feature, it will just work. Don't worry though. When you need to see more or do more than just send a quick reply, you can still tap the notification to open an app…