Use Multi-Window to Run Two Applications at the Same Time on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Samsung Galaxy Note3 has one of the most powerful mobile processors on the market today, so you won't have problems running multiple applications on your device. This VisiHow article will discuss how to activate multi window mode to run two applications on the screen at the same time.

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How to Activate Multi-Window on Samsung Galaxy Note3

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    Go to the home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Note3 by either tapping on the "Back" button a few times, or by pressing the "Home" button once
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    From the home screen, tap on the "Apps" icon positioned on the lower-right portion of your Note3's touchscreen.
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    You will now be taken to the apps page, where you will see the icons for all the applications installed on your device
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    Look for the "Settings" app , and tap on it to open the application
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    You are now in "Settings", where you can adjust some of your device's default settings
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    From Settings, tap on the "Device" tab to go to the Device options
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    From the Device tab, tap on the "Multi Window" option to enable it
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    You are done activating multi-window on your phone
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How to Use Multi Window on Samsung Galaxy Note3

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    Go to your home menu by pressing the "Home" button
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    Tap and hold the "Back" button for 2 seconds
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    Your Note3 will vibrate once and a little arrow will appear on the left side of your device's screen
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    Tap on the arrow to open available applications that support multi window
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    Tap on an application to open the first application in full screen
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    Next, drag another application into the screen of your Note3
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    The first application should be resized, and both applications will now appear on the Note3's screen.
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    You can share files from one window to another window by dragging items between applications
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    This is applies to supported applications.
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    When you are opening to applications that are playing multimedia files, the audio files of both applications will be played
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    You have just learned how to use multi window on Samsung Galaxy Note3.
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Things Worth Noting About Multi Window Panel On Samsung Galaxy Note3

Available Actions While Multi-Windows Are Open

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    To use multi-windows when two applications are open, tap on the circle between the applications to see the following
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    Tapping on this icon will open a list of applications that were recently used.
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    Tapping on this icon will switch locations of the open applications.
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    Tapping on this icon will share items between the two open applications
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  • Drag an item from one window to another to share it.
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