Galaxy Tab S3 - Multitask with split screen view (SM-T820)

Last Update date : Oct 01. 2020

Split screen view

Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can switch between the apps, adjust the size of the display on the screen, and copy information from one app to the other.

The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Use split screen view

1 To access the Recent apps page, touch the Recent key.
2 To launch an app in split screen view, touch the Multi window icon on the title bar.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

Not all apps support split screen view. Only the apps supporting that special mode will display the Multi window icon.

3 To open another app on a split screen, touch the second app in the lower panel. Swipe down to go through all the app recently opened on your device. You can also access other aps by touching MORE APPS.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?
4 Select a second app in the lower panel. Swipe up to access all available apps.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

Not all apps support split screen view. Only the apps supporting that special mode will be displayed.

5 To open the Multi window controller, touch the Window controls icon.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?
6 For more information about additional options, view the section below.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

Window controls

How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

A: Switch locations between app windows.
 

B: Switch the selected window to a pop-up view.
 

C: Close the highlighted (or currently selected) app.

Exit split screen view (method #1)

1 To exit Multi Window, touch the Window controls icon.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?
2 Touch the Close app icon.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

Exiting split screen view (method #2)

1 Press the Home key to return to the Home screen.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?
2 To open the notifications panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?
3 Touch the Close icon to exit multi window mode.
How do I use the multi window view or split screen view Galaxy Tab S3?

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