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[Videos] How to use split-screen on Android Pie, Oreo & Nougat

Starting with Android Nougat Google brought one very interesting new feature of Split-Screen multitasking to Android. Needless to say that the feature is present on Android Oreo and Pie too, though the method to activate the split-screen has changed a bit on Android Pie from Nougat and Oreo.

Let us first see how to set up split-screen on Android Nougat and Oreo. We are also providing a video tutorial for making your life easy.

Android Nougat and Oreo Split-screen Tutorial and Video Demo:

Method 1:

  • Go to App overview (Multitasking view) by tapping on the right-bottom icon
  • Tap and hold any app card. Drag and Drop app to the top and you can activate the Multi-Windows feature
  • Now you can tap on any other app to fit the second Window or part of the screen. It works in both Portrait and Landscape modes.

Method 2:

  • Tap and hold on the Settings icon in the notification center and you will get a message of “System UI Tuner” getting activated
  • Now go to Settings–>System UI Tuner –>Other–>Enable Split-Screen swipe up gesture
  • Now you can activate Multi-Windows feature by just swiping over the “App Overview Icon” when a single app is opened.

Now, time for the tutorial on how to do it on Android Pie. As most of the Nokia smartphones have already received Android Pie update, our readers would be really interested in this part of the article.

Android Pie Split-screen Tutorial and Video Demo:

  • Go to Multitasking view by swiping up or by tapping on the right-bottom icon/hardware touch button
  • Tap on the icon (top) of any app card. Enable the split-screen multitasking from the menu
  • Now you can tap on any other app to fit the second Window or part of the screen. It works in both Portrait and Landscape modes.

Watch the video from 3:17 onwards below to see how to enable multitasking on Android Pie running smartphones that have Gesture navigation enabled.

If you have an Android Pie smartphones with hardware touch buttons you can watch the video tutorial below from 3:43 onwards. The difference only lies in how to access the multitasking screen on smartphones with hardware buttons vs the ones without hardware buttons and on which the Gesture navigation can be enabled.

 

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Nayan
Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
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