Multitasking: Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889)

Learn how to manage multitasking and switch windows on the Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889).

 

 

 

 

Turn on / off multitasking

 

To turn on or turn off multitasking, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and drag it down.
  2. To turn on, tap Multi window. The icon fills with color.
  3. To turn off, tap Multi window. The icon is removed of color.

 

 

Switch windows

 

To switch tasks or windows, follow these steps:

 

  1. If necessary, turn on Multi window mode.
  2. From any screen, touch and hold on the Back key. The Multi window menu pops out from the left side of the screen.
  3. If necessary, swipe up or down on the Multi window to access the desired application.
    Note: Tap Edit to change your Multi window configuration.
  4. Tap the desired application to open the application.

    A small Multi window tab will still be visible on the left side of the screen. To open the Multi window again, touch the tab and drag your finger right.
  5. To open the next application, touch and hold on the application. Drag your finger over to the screen and release your finger.
  6. Touch and drag the Resize arrow.jpg icon to change the window size.
  7. Tap the Switch app location switch app location icon.jpg icon to switch the order of the apps.
  8. To close an application, tap the Square icon (located to the right of the Switch app location switch app location icon.jpg icon).
  9. To hide the Multi window tab, touch and hold the Back key again.