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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Hide, Move and Edit Multi Window

Lot of tasks to be done at this time made us should do everything faster. That's why the ability to do multiple tasks in the same time is being the one thing needed by most of everyone. Luckily, by using the Samsung Galaxy SIV, you can do so with ease. Moreover, this phone has pinned with the enhanced multitask feature called multi window which is not only will allow you to do multiple tasks in the same time but also displaying two apps in the same screen.

See also: How to Enable and Use Multi Window Feature in Samsung Galaxy S4

Once you enable multi window, you'll see a half circle icon which you can use to access multi window tray contains apps that support with this feature. To suit your need, you're allowed to hide and move that icon, even you do allowed to control which apps you wish to display in the multi window tray.



How to hide multi window icon?
By default, you'll see a half circle icon in the left middle of the screen. But, if you don't want that icon be displayed there without having to turn off the multi windows then you can do so by long tapping the Back key. To bring back the icon, long tap the Back key again.


How to move multi window tray?
By default, the multi window tray is used to reside in the left middle of the screen. But, you can move the tray to the right side by following the steps below:
  1. Tap and hold the half circle icon and then drag it to the right side of the screen.
  2. Release to placed it.
  3. The multi window tray will be moved.


How to edit displayed apps in multi window tray?
If the default apps displayed in the multi window tray are not suit with your needs, then you can easily to remove unwanted apps from the tray, add additional apps that support with this feature into the tray and even you can reorder the position of the apps by following the steps below:
  1. Tap the half circle icon to open up the multi window tray.
  2. Tap Edit button.
  3. Here you'll see another additional apps that support with the multi window displayed in the outside of the tray. To remove apps from the tray go to the step #4, to add apps into the tray go to the step #5, while to rearrange the apps position in the tray go to the step #6.
  4. Remove apps from the multi window tray:
    • Tap and hold the desired app you wish to remove from the tray and then drag it out.
    • Release to remove the app.
    • The selected app will be removed from the tray.
  5. Add apps into the multi window tray:
    • Tap and hold the desired app you wish to add from the additional apps panel and then drag it to the tray.
    • Release to add it.
    • The selected app will be added into the tray.
  6. Rearrange apps position:
    • Tap and hold the desired app in the tray that you wish to change its position and then drag it to another app in the tray.
    • Release to exchange their position.
  7. Tap Done button to save the changes.

Well, once you know how to customize the multi window feature by using the steps mentioned above, now you can easily control to display or not the multi window icon, change the position of the multi window tray and even editing the apps displayed in the tray per your needs. So, hope this helps :)

Comments

  1. I hate the half circle of the multi window tray. How do I get rid of it altogether?

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    1. Hi Bethintx1,
      Thanks for coming.
      Simply by long pressing the Back button to hide/show the multi window tray without turning off the multi window itself.

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