Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Multi window On / Off

Note The Multi window feature allows multiple apps to be run on the current screen at the same time.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Advanced features Advanced features icon.
  3. Tap Multi window.
  4. Tap the switch for any of the following to turn on Switch on or off Switch off:
    • Use recents button
      Note When on, you can touch and hold the Recents button Recent apps icon (lower-left) to change the current app from full screen view to split screen view.
      1. When on, tap Use Recents button to access additional settings.
      2. From the APPLY TO section, select Split screen view or Snap window.
        Note Selected when a blue dot is present.
    • Pop-up view action
      Note When on, you can adjust the size of the app by swiping down diagonally from either top corner of the screen.