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How to Multitask on Your Galaxy Tab E (SM-T377x)

Use Split screen view and pop-up window to multitask on your device.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Open Apps In Split Screen View

  1.  From any screen, touch and hold the Recent key to select apps to view on your split screen window.   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask
  2. Select an app from the recently used apps and touch the Multi window icon.   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask

    Not all apps support Split view and will not have a Multi window icon.

  3. The selected screen will be displayed half screen. Touch the second app you want to open on other half of the screen. 

    Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask
  4. The active window will be outlined in blue.   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask

Split Screen View Navigation

Resize Windows

Touch and drag the Window control icon in the middle of the window border to re-size the windows.

Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask

Manage Split Screen View

Touch the Window control icon in the middle of the window border to access the Split screen view controls.

Samsung Galaxy Tab E Multitask

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.

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