MIUI 12.5 Tip: How to use Floating Window in Xiaomi Smartphones

Xiaomi’s MIUI is among the most widely used custom UX among smartphone users. In the last few years, MIUI brought amazing features and functions for Mi, Redmi, and Poco smartphones.

Among those features, one is a Floating Window. In MIUI 11, we could see how we can split the screen of our mobile. While with the release of MIUI 12 last year, this feature has been improved. It now allows us to use floating windows.

A floating window can be seen as a unique version of a multi-window. Instead of dedicating your entire screen to two different applications floating window does exactly as it sounds.


It treats an application like the Windows desktop operating system does, so you can have multiple applications in small, sizable windows spread across the screen. This feature also lets users instantly reply to a conversation without bothering to open the app.

The floating window can easily be accessed by long-pressing the notification and swipe to drag it down, a floating window will pop up. But do you know how to use the Floating Window Feature in Xiaomi smartphone running on MIUI 12? If not then do check the steps given below.

How to enable Floating Window:

  • Open multitasking by sliding your finger from the bottom to the center of the screen.
  • Find an option called Floating Window and tap on it.
  • Once done, a list of applications will appear, choose your favorites or most used, and you are done.

Xiaomi MIUI Floating window

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