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 Split screen
3. Navigate to and select the second app
. Note: For this tutorial, the Calendar and Phone 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
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 and drag the divider
to the top of the 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 with two fingers > select the Settings icon> Apps & notifications > Advanced > Special app access > Picture-in-picture > the apps that can use Picture-in-picture will be displayed.