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Messaging App - Widget?

(Topic created: 01-21-2022 08:57 AM)
userQNccDYGM8y
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I recently - somehow, added the messaging app to the home screen. This messaging app had a unique feature/user interface that I have not been able to replicate.  It showed a small window showing the messages and I could then enlarge it to see full screen or minimize it. In the few moments that I was playing around, I somehow deleted it. 

I cannot replicate this app again. It was almost like a widget, but the messaging app does not have a widget. I know how to put the messaging app back on my home screen. This is not what I am asking. It is the unique user interface that I cannot find how to replicate.

Thanks

 

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user149533at39
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Open messaging app

Tap or swipe Recents on bottom Navigation bar

messaging app will "zoom out" so you can see currently running apps - see screenshot

Next , long press on the app's icon at top middle as highlighted in other screenshot, then choose Open in Pop-up ViewScreenshot_20220121-114404_One UI Home-01_22131_1642787152.jpgScreenshot_20220121-114412_One UI Home-01_22130_1642787106.jpg

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user149533at39
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Something along the lines as in my screenshot ?
.Screenshot_20220121-113824_Messages-01_22127_1642786788.jpg
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userQNccDYGM8y
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Yes!

That is what it was. Can't find how to get it back. 

 

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user149533at39
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Open messaging app

Tap or swipe Recents on bottom Navigation bar

messaging app will "zoom out" so you can see currently running apps - see screenshot

Next , long press on the app's icon at top middle as highlighted in other screenshot, then choose Open in Pop-up ViewScreenshot_20220121-114404_One UI Home-01_22131_1642787152.jpgScreenshot_20220121-114412_One UI Home-01_22130_1642787106.jpg
user149533at39
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BTW ... you can pretty much do that with all apps
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userQNccDYGM8y
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Sweet! 
Thanks so much! 

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