How to enable multitasking or split screen on Huawei Android phones?

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With powerful, reliable and durable hardware, Huawei devices are very popular today. Many things can be done in them to ensure comfort and productivity when using.

You can move and organize application icons to put passwords on them. Huawei phones have hundreds of options that can be extremely useful for us.

Today we will discuss one of these options in detail: being able to split the screen to enjoy two applications at the same time. This opens up a huge world of possibilities, especially for those who work with their mobile phone.

Obviously it is much more feasible with your phone to have a large screen. Note that you will be using your mobile device's small screen for have two applications open at the same time. That is why it is better to have a mobile phone with a screen larger than 5,5 inches to comfortably use the multi-window function.

You can use WhatsApp, while checking social networks, listening to music with YouTube or simply having a background song while reading the news, etc. In short, you can do many things at once, saving time and increasing comfort.

How to activate split screen on Huawei Android mobile phones

activate multitasking or split screen on a Huawei device yes it is very easy to do and we have three options to achieve this.

  • The first is to swipe with two fingers from the menu, this would be from the bottom of the screen to the top.
  • Another option is to press the recent apps button (square shaped) for a few seconds.
  • And the last one is to slide the knuckle through the center of the screen, it cost sideways.

Any of the three options mentioned above will open the multitasking or multi-window, then from the two halves you can choose which application you want to open in each of them.

In case you want one window to have more space than the other. All you have to do is press and hold the blue line that appears in the center of the screen and drag it.

You will also appreciate that if you press on the three dots an option to swap applications will appear. This way you can put the app you opened at the bottom, in the area above and vice versa.

How to activate it on Huawei phones

What you should keep in mind is that you need to have Android 7 or later to be able to launch two applications at the same time. In case you don't have this version, you should check that you have no pending updates from the menu Settings> System Information.

Remember that not all Huawei devices can be upgraded to Android version 7 or later. Everything will depend on how old your device is. So you should take this into account when you want to use multitasking on your mobile.

However, it is very easy activate split screen on your phone and this will help you be more productive with your time. You can have a YouTube video below while browsing the internet or replying to WhatsApp messages, the possibilities are many.

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