Samsung Galaxy S5: How To Use Split Screen View And Multiple Window

The Samsung Galaxy S5 have the ability to view apps in “Split Screen View” and Multi Window Mode, which allows you to run two apps at the same time. Before you can use Split Screenand Multi Window on the Galaxy S5, you have to enable it in the settings menu.

Below we’ll teach you how to first enable Split Screen View and Multi Window Mode and then how to start using these features on the Samsung Galaxy S5.


Enable Multi Window mode on Galaxy S5

You may need to enable Multi Window in the Settings menu in order to use the feature. Follow the insturctions below:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy S5
  2. Go to the Settings menu
  3. Go to the Multi window under Device
  4. In the the top right corner of the screen, switch the toggle Multi window to ON
  5. Select if you want the content in Multi Window mode by default by checking the box next to Open in multi window view


After you have enabled Multi Window Mode and Split Screen View on the Galaxy S5, check to see that you have a grey semi or half circle on the screen. This half circle or semi circle on the Galaxy S5 screen means that you have enabled the settings and you’re ready to start using the Split Screen Mode.

To start using these features, you need to tap the semicircle with your finger to bring multi window to the top. After you have done this, drag the icons from the menu to the window you want it to open in. A great feature on the Galaxy S5 is the ability to resize the window by pressing and holding the circle in the middle of the screen and placing it to the new location you want it to go.



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