Multitasking: Samsung Galaxy S III

Learn how to manage multitasking and switch windows on the Samsung Galaxy S III.




Turn on / off multitasking

  1. From any Home screen, touch the Status bar and drag it down.
  2. Near the top of the screen, touch the Quick settings region and drag your finger to the left to reveal 'Multi window.'
  3. To turn on, tap Multi window. The icon fills with color.
  4. To turn off, tap Multi window. The icon is removed of color.


Switch windows

  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. 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 icon to change the window size.
  7. Tap the Switch app location icon to switch the order of the apps.
  8. To hide the Multi window tab, touch and hold the Back key again.