How to use the multi-window display on iPhone and Android

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Surely you've happened to be in application and suddenly you need to see something inside your mobile but you don't want to remove it. It would be much easier and more practical to be able to see both at the same time, right? Well, we have come to tell you about this today.

We will talk about one of the best tools available on both Android and on iOS and that will allow you to run 2 Apps at the same time. We are talking about the Multi-Window tool designed to make your life easier thanks to the features available.



The Multi Window tool is very useful and will get the most out of your smart device like never before. Having the Multi-Window tool can help you in many cases by letting you run 2 applications at the same time, regardless of what they are.

However, you may not know how to use this very useful option on your phone, but don't worry, we are here to guide you. Just read our article and we will show you in a few steps how to use this tool so you don't have any problems.

How to activate Multi-window option in IOS?

The steps to follow to use Multi-Windows tool in IOS are very simple and it won't take long to learn the steps. Just follow our guide and we assure you that in a short time you will be able to take advantage of this fantastic tool on your iOS device.

Step 1

The first thing is to make sure you have the correct Dock configuration which is the heart of the split screen tool. So go into your device settings and go where it says «Home screen and Dock» and then on "Multitasking"


Once there, you need to activate the three controls to allow more PiP applications and gestures and thus have more flexibility in the process.


Step 2

This step of the guide you have to do it only once, it concerns the ordering of all Whatsapp that you plan to use in the Dock. You just have to go to the app drawer, grab the ones you want and drag them to the Dock for easy access.

3 pass

Once you've configured the Dock with the applications you use the most, the next step will be to open the main application you will be using. This is important because the application you open first will be the one that takes up the most space, although of course you can change it later.

4 pass

Swipe up from the toolbar to access the Dock, then select the application you want to open and drag it out. Once this is done, the phone will ask you on which side you want to have each App and in what proportion you want to have them.

And voila, you are already using it split screen or Multi-window, you just need to use this tool to take advantage of your device.

How to activate the Multi-window option on Android?

The procedure on Android is also very simple, you just have to do a few steps and voila, you will have the split screen. It should be noted before starting the guide that this tool was available from version Android 7.0. But don't worry, if your phone isn't that version, you can get good deals on high-end devices on eBay.


Step 1

The first thing will be to open the application you want to use as the main one and then open multitasking, then you have to press the app that you have opened. Once done, you will get an option that will say "Drag here to use split screen", then you will drag the app to the indicated spot.

Step 2

Then you'll get several options for apps that you can use on the other side of the screen, including open ones. Just choose the one you need and voila, you will have the split screen. Right, was it very easy to use this tool on Android?


Surely after reading this guide you will use this tool to be able to do two things at the same time. We hope that we have been helpful and that you have not had any problems in the process of splitting the screen to perform two applications. Find out how to enable multitasking or split screen on Huawei Android phones.

a You may also be interested in learning how to easily split your iPhone screen.

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