Overlays - Float Everywhere

Overlays - Float Everywhere


Overlays is an advanced multitasking tool that floats your widgets everywhere.
Try it, it'll float your boat!

Add and organize your Overlays in Global profiles and use them whenever you want, regardless to what application you're currently using.
You can control your profiles in multiple ways:
1. Sidebar - swipe the left or right side of your screen to reveal our sidebar and toggle your profiles.
2. Application - show your profiles only when a specific application is running. Not supported on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
3. Events* - trigger your profiles on event occurrence, for example - automatically float your music player widget when you plug your headset.
4. Shortcuts - add Overlays shortcuts to your home launcher to spare some room!
5. Always On - If you wish to float a Global profile everywhere and all the time, just set it to Always On (tap its row to toggle).

* 8 Events are currently supported - Incoming and Outgoing call, WiFi and Bluetooth state, Device docked, Headset plugged, USB connected and Airplane mode.

Global profiles contains Overlays, but what are Overlays?
Basically, everything that floats. Your widgets, shortcuts and our in-app unique overlays (Battery, Weather, Clock, Missed calls and Unread messages).
- Long press any overlay, anywhere, to enter edit mode, where you'll be able to move, delete, re-size and configure the overlay.
- Set a different size and position for each overlay per screen orientation, portrait and landscape.
- Change any overlay's background color, visibility and other settings.
- Show the overlay only in required orientation.

Permissions
Overlays tries to maximize automation and to allow you full control.
In order to do so, some permissions are required.
Please follow the link and read why we need each permission.
http://www.applay.co/permissions/

Overlays Pro
Ready for more features and want to support further development? Please consider Overlays Pro.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.applay.overlay.pro

Help and Information
Need help to getting started? Want to share a cool use you found for Overlays? Join our Google+ community at https://plus.google.com/communities/117440369030793059494
- Tutorials - http://applay.co

Translations
- Japanese - 100% thanks to Yudai Kai.
- Overlays is partially translated to Hebrew, Russian, German, French, Italian and Spanish. If you wish to help us, please contact us at [email protected] .

Recent changes:
Android 5.0 Lollipop - Application profiles & Blacklist are not supported since Google deprecated (for security reasons) the method that returned the current foreground application.
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4.1
User ratings
2027
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
4
File size
1895 kb
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About Overlays - Float Everywhere
Overlays is an advanced multitasking tool that floats your widgets everywhere.
Try it, it'll float your boat!

Add and organize your Overlays in Global profiles and use them whenever you want, regardless to what application you're currently using.
You can control your profiles in multiple ways:
1. Sidebar - swipe the left or right side of your screen to reveal our sidebar and toggle your profiles.
2. Application - show your profiles only when a specific application is running. Not supported on Android 5.0 Lollipop.
3. Events* - trigger your profiles on event occurrence, for example - automatically float your music player widget when you plug your headset.
4. Shortcuts - add Overlays shortcuts to your home launcher to spare some room!
5. Always On - If you wish to float a Global profile everywhere and all the time, just set it to Always On (tap its row to toggle).

* 8 Events are currently supported - Incoming and Outgoing call, WiFi and Bluetooth state, Device docked, Headset plugged, USB connected and Airplane mode.

Global profiles contains Overlays, but what are Overlays?
Basically, everything that floats. Your widgets, shortcuts and our in-app unique overlays (Battery, Weather, Clock, Missed calls and Unread messages).
- Long press any overlay, anywhere, to enter edit mode, where you'll be able to move, delete, re-size and configure the overlay.
- Set a different size and position for each overlay per screen orientation, portrait and landscape.
- Change any overlay's background color, visibility and other settings.
- Show the overlay only in required orientation.

Permissions
Overlays tries to maximize automation and to allow you full control.
In order to do so, some permissions are required.
Please follow the link and read why we need each permission.
http://www.applay.co/permissions/

Overlays Pro
Ready for more features and want to support further development? Please consider Overlays Pro.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.applay.overlay.pro

Help and Information
Need help to getting started? Want to share a cool use you found for Overlays? Join our Google+ community at https://plus.google.com/communities/117440369030793059494
- Tutorials - http://applay.co

Translations
- Japanese - 100% thanks to Yudai Kai.
- Overlays is partially translated to Hebrew, Russian, German, French, Italian and Spanish. If you wish to help us, please contact us at [email protected] .

Recent changes:
Android 5.0 Lollipop - Application profiles & Blacklist are not supported since Google deprecated (for security reasons) the method that returned the current foreground application.

User reviews of Overlays - Float Everywhere
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Nov 2, 2014
Wish to add time option ( active from 3:00 to 17:00 for example )
A Google User
Oct 28, 2014
Would love to control the z- ordering of overlays. I have an app with a gray background and a widget with a transparent background. Being able to float a dummy widget behind would make the text readable.
A Google User
Oct 22, 2014
Consuming lot of battery after using the app, while using app it does not show any tremendous decrease ...... For example Battery directly go down to 25% from 70%, while it was 70% after the using the app.... Dont understand how app is consuming battery even after i close and off it
A Google User
Oct 21, 2014
Pretty limited Wanted to create a text message widget to appear when i get a text while watching a movie... doesn't seem possible... but will have a tinker another day and may change my review.
A Google User
Oct 21, 2014
Nice Didn't have what I was looking for. I need to overlay a dummy with a transparent picture instead of a color Incredibly fast response from dev. Thanks