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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Multi Window Feature

If you notice that you already updated your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android 4.1.2 or above then you'll be able to use multi window feature on your phone. This feature will allow you to open your Facebook account while watching video on Youtube. You can easily enable this feature through the Settings menu or the notification bar.

See also: How to Enable Multi Window Feature on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've enabled this feature, now you can start using it on your phone to open two different apps in two different windows at the same time.

How to use multi window feature?
Below are the steps to use multi window feature:
  1. Hold the Back key or tap the half circle icon or slide out the multi window sidebar in the left side of the screen to open multi window drawer.
  2. Launch the apps you want by tapping and drag it from the app list to the main window.
  3. Open the next apps by tapping and drag the apps from the apps list to the main window. The screen will automatically split into two windows and each window will displaying the apps you have already dropped in. If you hold the phone in a portrait view, then the screen will split as top and bottom window, while in the landscape view the screen will split side by side.
  4. To open another apps, tap and drag the apps from the multi window drawer to the main window and the new apps will replace the apps displayed in the main window.
  5. Resize the window by tapping and drag the bar that separates the two windows.
  6. While you're tapping the separate bar, you will see two icons displayed, they are:
    • Flip(two squares) icon: tap this icon to change the apps position, so the top apps is on the bottom and vice versa.
    • Full screen(square icon): tap this icon to display the apps in the top window in full screen mode.
  7. Now, enjoy multi window on your phone.

For the record, not all apps support with this feature and its may vary depending on your carrier. When the apps is compatible with this feature, then it will show up in the multi window drawer. So, enjoy the multi window feature and feels the differences of using the advance of the multi task ability on your phone.


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