Split Screen

Learn how to use Multi Window, which allows you to have multiple apps open at the same time.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access Split screen
• Adjust window size
• Exit Split screen
• Use Picture-in-picture

Access Split screen

1. To view recent apps, select the Recent apps key.
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2.  Select the desired app icon, then select Split screen.

Note: Only compatible apps will have Split screen listed as an option. 

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3. Select the desired app to display in the bottom window.

Note: For this demonstration, the Settings and Calendar apps were used.
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4. To change the bottom app, select the Home keyRecent apps key > desired app.

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Adjust window size

Select and drag the Divider icon in the middle of the screen up or down as desired, then release.

Note: To open an app completely, select and drag the Divider icon down to the bottom or up to the top of the screen, depending on which app you want to open completely.

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Exit Split screen

Select the Home key, then select the and drag the Divider icon to the top of the screen to exit.

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Use Picture-in-picture

While using apps such as Google Maps, Duo, YouTube or Chrome 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 Settings icon > select Apps > Special app access > Picture-in-picture > the apps that can use Picture-in-picture will be displayed.

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