What are Android chat heads?
Chat heads let you read and reply to messages while you're using other apps.
A chat head with your coworker's picture will pop up when you get a new message. To view and reply to the message without leaving the screen you're on, just tap the chat head.
You can use your finger to move chat heads around on your screen, or drag them to the bottom of the screen to close them when you're done chatting.
If you're using Android Marshmallow and chat heads aren't appearing, you'll need to turn them on.
To turn on chat heads in Android Marshmallow:
- In Workplace Chat, tap your profile picture in the top left.
- Scroll down and tap Chat heads.
- Tap Go To Settings.
- Toggle on "Permit drawing over other apps".