Increase your user base by optimizing for tablets

Engineering teams around the globe have improved their customer metrics by investing in large screen optimization. Learn from the developers themselves about the experiences they built, what they implemented, and why this is important to their businesses.
Target large screen devices effortlessly with layouts that dynamically grow to fill available space and take advantage of new device features.
Android devices come in all shapes and sizes. Discover APIs that can help you manage resizing and responding to configuration changes.
With a larger screen it’s common to have more than one application visible. Learn about multitasking on Android and supporting features users love like Picture in Picture or Drag and Drop.
The 12L feature drop was designed to make Android 12 work better on large screens. Take a look at what's new and find tools to empower your large screen optimization efforts.
Material Design has guidance to help you optimize your app with common large screen layouts and common approaches to responsive grids. Explore the latest guidance to find out how you can design and build for more devices.

Optimizing for large screens means meeting your users where they are with experiences that inspire. With foldable devices, users can switch across different postures, which brings new possibilities for the innovation of mobile office apps. Take a look at how the WPS Office team built an excellent foldable screen experience.


Developer Voices: Why Invest in Large Screens?

“YouTube has seen huge growth in tablet users since 2019, so we’ve spent time making sure the YouTube experience feels at home on tablets and foldables to meet our customers where they are.”
- Ed Palmer, software engineer at YouTube
“We invested heavily at the design and engineering level to support tablet experiences, and we are proud to say the result is a 4.7 star rating on Google Play.”
- Matthew Mossman, Android Engineer on eBay’s architecture team
“Our team decided to invest in building features that encourage multitasking capabilities and, after our investments, we saw multi-window usage improve by 18x.”
- Theresa Sullivan, Team lead at Google Chrome
Noteshelf
Noteshelf
Twitch
Twitch
Shazam
Shazam
Adobe Photoshop Express
Adobe Photoshop Express
WPS office
WPS office
Minecraft
Minecraft
Kakao Talk
Kakao Talk
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office
Wattpad
Wattpad
ZArchiver
ZArchiver
Dropbox
Dropbox
Sofascore
Sofascore

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Chrome's multitasking usage increases 18x for large screens with 12L