How to Multitask on Your Galaxy Tab S
Use Split screen view and pop-up window to multitask on your device.
Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.
Opening Apps In Split Screen View
From any screen, touch and hold the Recent key to select apps to view on your split screen window.
Select an app from the recently used apps and touch the Multi window icon.
Not all apps support Split view and will not have a Multi window icon.
The selected screen will be displayed half screen. Touch the second app you want to open on other half of the screen.
The active window will be outlined in blue.
Split Screen View Navigation
Touch and drag the Window control in the middle of the window border to re-size the windows.
Manage Split Screen View
Touch the Window control in the middle of the window border to access the Split screen view controls.
The Window Control are as follows:
Switch windows: Move the bottom app to the top window and the top app to the bottom window.
Drag and drop content: Drag and drop text and pictures from one app to the other. This feature is not supported in all apps.
Minimize window: Minimizes the active window to an icon. Touch the icon to reopen the app in a free-floating window.
Maximize window: Maximizes the active window.
Close app: Closes the active window.
Open an App Using a Pop-up Window
To open an app using a pop-up window:
Open Using Swipe
Open the app you would like to display as a pop-up window.
Swipe diagonally from the top corner towards the center of the screen.
Open Using the Recent Key
Touch the Recent key and then touch and hold the app you want to open in a pop-up window.
A blue box will appear, move to the desired location.
Touch and drag the blue outline to resize the pop-up window.
Touch and drag the Windows controls icon at the top to move the pop-up window.
Move or Resize Pop-up Window
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