South Korean electronics giant Samsung has released its newest clamshell smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip 4. The new Flip has all the same features as the previous model, plus some extras. Indeed, one of the most useful functions of the gadget is its ability to display multiple windows at once. In this article, I will show you how to use the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4’s split-screen mode.

We all take advantage of our devices’ ability to multitask, whether it’s a phone, computer, or something else. It is useful when doing various tasks while watching YouTube tutorials, texting while watching, designing, and many other situations. If you intend to make use of the capability to perform multiple tasks at once, then you need to be familiar with the steps required to activate the Split View feature.

How to Split Screen on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

The split screen feature is very useful, and it is available on almost all modern phones. The feature can be used in the same way on a wide variety of devices. However, the Galaxy Z Flip 4’s unusual design makes splitting the screen a slightly different experience. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 supports split-screen mode in more than one way.

Split Screen using Recent Apps

This is a method that is used on all other Android phones. So you may already be familiar with this method. It will be even easier if you already know. Let us begin with the guide.

  1. Open the app that you want to use on the split screen.
  2. Now switch to the Recent Apps Tab which will show all apps running.
  3. Tap on the app icon that is on top of the app you want to view in split mode.
  4. There will be some options, choose the one that says ‘Open in Split screen view’.
  5. Now the split screen view will be enabled.
  6. To choose the second app use the app drawer in the second window.
  7. Once you open the app you can use it along with the other app.
  8. To use the third window at the same time then you can follow the steps mentioned in the last method.

Split Screen using Recent Apps


If you have another Android phone, you can use the same procedure on it. It is a common and simple method for entering a split screen on the Galaxy Z Flip 4. Let’s move on to the next method.

Split Screen using Multi Window Tray

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with a multi-window tray feature. It is a side screen from where users can open apps from any page on the device. It can also be used for switching to a split screen.

  1. On your Galaxy Z Flip 4, from the right side Swipe to the left to bring the Multi Window tray.
  2. In the side tray, you will find the list of apps.
  3. Now drag and drop the app to the top or bottom of the screen.
  4. The above step will open the app in the selected part of the screen.
  5. Now drag and drop the second app to another part of the screen.

Split Screen using Multi Window Tray

Thus, two applications can be opened simultaneously on the screen. This is a helpful tool as it enables the tray icon to be moved to any screen. If you want to open three windows simultaneously, use the following method.

Open three windows on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Follow the steps below to open more than two apps at the same time on your Galaxy Z Flip 4.

  1. Open the split view using any of the methods shared above.
  2. Now you have two apps on the same screen.
  3. On the screen swipe to the left from the right to bring the multi-window tray.
  4. Now drag the third app to the center of the screen.
  5. This will let you open three apps at the same time.

You now understand how to open multiple windows on your Galaxy Z Flip 4. You can always switch between apps by dragging and dropping them to any of the three screen views. Controlling all open windows is also simplified.

Tap on the blue bar at the top of each window to control the top, bottom, or center window. Tapping on the bar will give you several options for controlling the split view.

Open three windows on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Changing the center partition will resize the split screen on Galaxy Z Flip 4.

This concludes our coverage of using the Split Screen feature on the Galaxy Z Flip 4. Managing multiple tasks at once should be easier with this manual. Send us a message in the comments if you need clarification.


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