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Android 7.0 Samples

Use the code samples below to learn about Android 7.0 capabilities and APIs. To download the samples in Android Studio, select the File > New > Import Samples menu option.

Note: These downloadable projects are designed for use with Gradle and Android Studio.

Multi-Window Playground

Screen showing the Multi-Window Playground sample project

This sample demonstrates how to take advantage of multiple window user interfaces with your app.

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Active Notifications

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This is a pre-existing sample which shows a simple service that sends notifications using NotificationCompat. Each unread conversation from a user is sent as a distinct notification.

This sample has been updated to take advantage of new notification features available in Android 7.0 (API level 24).

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Messaging Service

Screen showing the Messaging Service sample project

This is a pre-existing sample which demonstrates how to use NotificationManager to tell how many notifications an application is currently showing.

This sample has been updated to take advantage of new notification features available in Android 7.0 (API level 24).

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Direct Boot

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This sample demonstrates how to store and access data in a device encrypted storage which is always available while the device is booted.

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Scoped Directory Access

Screen showing the Scoped Directory Access sample project

This sample demonstrates how to read and write data from specific directories, while requiring fewer permissions.

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