Using Multi Windows on the Tab S5e

Last modified : Apr 26. 2019

Window feature is perfect for multi-tasking, whether thats watching videos while online shopping or flicking between documents. Whatever the task, you can do easily through Multi windows. Using this feature allows you to run two apps at the same time in the Split screen view or multiple applications in the Pop-up view. 

using split screen view and pop up view

Please Note: Some applications may not support this feature.

Using Split Screen view

1 Tap the Recents button to open the list of recently used apps.
2 Select your preferred app icon > select Open in Split Screen view
Open split screen view
3 On the lower window, swipe left or right to select another compatible app to launch.

If you would like to launch applications that are not on the recently used apps list, tap the Home button or Back button and select an app.
selecting second app to view in split screen
viewing apps in split screen view

Adjusting the window size

Drag the blue bar between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. When you drag the blue bar between the app windows to the top or bottom edge of the screen, the window will be maximised.

Using Pop-up view

1 Tap the Recents button to open the list of recently used apps.
2 Select your preferred app icon > select Open in Pop-up view
select open pop up view
3 You can repeat this process to view multiple applications in Pop-up view and adjust the size and location to each window to your preference.
viewing multiple apps in split screen view

Moving pop-up windows

To move or close a pop-up window, tap the window’s toolbar and drag it to a new location or select from a range of other options to adjust the transparency, close the application or size of the window.

options in pop-up view

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