Use Multi Window to complete multiple tasks on one screen, take notes while watching a video, or search the web and check your email messages simultaneously. In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
• Turn on Multi Window
• Open a new app
• Open an app completely
• Exit Multi Window
• Use Picture-in-picture
Turn on Multi Window
1. Select the Recent apps key
2. Select the desired app icon
, then select Open in split screen view
3. Navigate to and select the second app
. Note: For this tutorial, the Calendar and Messaging apps were selected.
Open a new app
Select the Recent apps key
, then navigate to and select the new desired app
Open an app completely
The app with the blue line is the active app. Select and drag the divider
in the middle of the screen down to the bottom
or up to the top of the screen
, depending on which app you want to open completely.
Exit Multi Window
Select the Home key
, then select the X icon
on the remaining open split screen on the top of the home screen.
While using Maps or watching a video in fullscreen, select the Home key
. The app will display as a Picture-in-picture window
in the corner of the screen.Note: You can select and drag the window as desired. Picture-in-picture is enabled by default on select apps. To view which apps can use Picture-in-picture, swipe down from the Notification bar > select the Settings icon> Apps > Menu icon > Special access > Picture-in-picture > the apps that can use Picture-in-picture will be displayed.