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Multi Window

The Multi window™ feature lets you multitask by using multiple applications at the same time.

Activate Multi Window

Apps that support Multi window display together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps, adjust the size of their display on the screen, and copy information from one app to the other.

Note: Multi window is not available for all apps.

  1. From any screen, touch and hold Recent apps recent apps key.
  2. Tap two apps that support Multi window to open them in split screen view.

    – or –

    If you are currently using an app that supports Multi window, tap another app to add it in split screen view.

You can also launch recently used apps directly into Multi window view:

  1. From any screen, tap Recent apps recent apps key.
  • Recently used apps that support Multi window have a Multi window recent apps window icon icon in their title bar.
  1. Tap Multi window recent apps window icon in the title bar to launch an application in split screen view.
  • Other recently used apps that support Multi window display below the launched app.
  1. Tap an app shortcut to add it to the split screen view.

Note: Only applications that support Multi window have the Multi window icon.

Window Controls

Use Window controls to switch windows, drag and drop content, minimize or maximize windows, or to close a window.

  1. Select an app window, and then tap Window controls window controls icon in the middle of the window border.
  2. The following options are available:
  • switch window icon Switch windows: Switch locations between Multi window apps.
  • share window icon Drag and drop content: Move items between the app windows. Drag an item to share from one window to another. Not all applications support this feature.
  • collapse window icon Minimize window: Minimize the selected app window. This turns the app into a circular, movable icon that can be opened by tapping on it.
  • full window icon Maximize window: Open the selected app window in full screen view.
  • close window icon Close app: Close the selected app.