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How Do I Open Apps in Split Screen View on My Samsung Galaxy S6 Active? (SM-G890A)

Split screen view lets you multitask by displaying two apps at once.

Open Apps In Split Screen View

Not all apps support split view.

1. Touch the Recents key.

2. Touch and hold the app you want to open in a pop-up window.

3. Touch the second app you want to open.

4. Window with the blue outline is the active window.

   

Control Split Screen View

1. To resize the windows, touch and drag the control dot between the apps.

2. To access the Split screen view controls, touch the control dot.

  • Switch windows: Swap the position of the two windows.
  • Drag and drop content: Drag and drop text and pictures from one app to the other. This feature is not supported for all apps.
  • Minimize window: Minimizes the active window to an icon. To reopen the app in a free-floating window, touch the icon.
  • Maximize window: Maximizes the active window.
  • Close app: Closes the active window.

Open an App in a Pop-up

Not all apps supports this feature.

Open by Swiping

1. Open an app.

2. Swipe diagonally from the top corner.

   

Open From Recents

1. Touch the Recents key.

2. Touch and hold the app you want to open in a pop-up window.

   

Move or Resize the Pop-up Window

1. To resize the pop-up window, touch and drag the blue outline.

2. To move the pop-up window, touch and drag the control dot.

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