How to use multi-window mode on Android

How to use multi-window mode on Android
How to use multi-window mode on Android
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Learn how to use two apps simultaneously on the same screen with the split screen option on your Android. This feature is only available on Android Nougat (7.0) and its later versions and is not compatible with all applications.

Steps

Use Split Screen on Android Step 1

Step 1. Open a first application

Some applications do not support multi-window mode. If you want to test this mode with two apps that support it, try using your built-in Android messaging and email apps.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 2

Step 2. Press the home button

It is located at the bottom center of your screen.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 3

Step 3. Open a second application

You now have at least two applications running.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 4

Step 4. Tap the Recent Apps button

It is usually found at the bottom right of the screen. The overlay maps of recently opened apps are displayed.

The Recent Apps button may be located at the bottom left of the screen on some phones and tablets

Use Split Screen on Android Step 5

Step 5. Long press the title bar at the top of an app

The text Drag here to use split mode should appear at the very top of the screen.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 6

Step 6. Drag the app to Drag here to use split mode

The selected app now occupies the top half of the screen, while your other app (s) remain at the bottom of the screen.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 7

Step 7. Tap the title bar of another application

Both apps are now displayed simultaneously on the same screen.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 8

Step 8. Move the dividing line to change the size of the windows

This black bar of demarcation separates the two applications which are open.

  • Move the row up to increase the size of the bottom app, or down to increase the size of the first app.
  • If you move the row all the way up or down, you exit multi-window mode.
Use Split Screen on Android Step 9

Step 9. Tap Recent apps to choose another app

Since you are in multi-window mode, recent apps appear differently and instead of seeing overlapping maps, you can choose another app to replace the one in the bottom window, just by tapping on its title bar.

Use Split Screen on Android Step 10

Step 10. Put one of the applications in full screen to exit this mode

If you drag the demarcation line all the way up, the application in the bottom window will appear full screen. If you drag the line all the way down, the application in the top window will display in full screen.

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