How To: Turn the Multi-Window Menu Transparent on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Turn the Multi-Window Menu Transparent on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2

How to Turn the Multi-Window Menu Transparent on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2

One of the features on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that has created quite a bit of buzz is Multi Window, which adds split-screen functionality and allows you to simultaneously task through two applications. This feature can be toggled through a menu that appears on one side of the screen and only works with a few selected applications (unless you mod your Note 2).

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Thanks to a new hack from XDA Developers, you can now turn the Multi Window task menu transparent, so you can still see what's under it when switching applications.

Here is a brief version of how it's done:

  • Download the files from XDA Developers user kest874.
  • Copy file to your phone's internal storage.
  • Boot into CWM Recovery by simultaneously holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons. The device should boot in a few seconds.
  • Make a Nandroid backup of existing ROM.
  • Choose Install Zip from SDcard, Choose Zip from SDcard, scroll down and select MultiWindowTheme.zip file.
  • Reboot system.
  • Multi Window menu will be transparent and should look like the menu in the picture below.
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For complete instructions, check out the thread in the XDA Developers forum.

Photos by Engadget, Areamobile

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Can I use the same for Galaxy Note which is updated with 4.1.2? N7000DDLS6

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