Using the Split-screen mode

Split-screen mode enables you to view two applications at once, for example, if you want to view your photos and the Calendar at the same time.

Image of split-screen and components, showing each part by number. Upper half, 1. Border, 2. Icon on the border, 3. Lower half, 4. Bottom area from right to left, 5 to 7.

  1. Application 1
  2. Split-screen border – Drag to resize windows
  3. Multi-window switch icon – Tap (Multi-window switch icon) to select applications. (Multi-window switch icon) appears when you drag the split-screen border.
  4. Application 2
  5. App Overview button – Select a recently used application for the lower window
  6. Home button – Go back to the Home screen
  7. Back button – Go back to the previous screen within an application or close the application


  • Not all applications support split-screen mode.

To resize the split-screen windows

  1. Drag the split-screen border in the center.

To exit the split-screen mode

  1. Drag the split-screen border to the top or bottom of the screen.