How to use multi window mode on Google Pixel XL

Want to use split screen on Pixel and Pixel XL? Using this split screen or multi window mode feature, use two applications at same time in your Google Pixel devices. You can view both app side by side and also resize the window size. In your Google Pixel, tap & hold the recent apps key to use multi window mode on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2.

In android nougat 7.0 device, you can enable split screen mode using System UI tuner settings also. Enjoy YouTube videos or movies and chat with your friends on social network apps at same time. Not all apps supported this split screen view mode. Follow below given instruction to use multi window mode on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2 devices.


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How to use multi window mode on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2

Tap on the recent apps button to view recent open apps in pixel

Step 1: Tap on the recent apps button

List of recently opened apps view on your pixel

View lists of recent opened applications on your pixel devices.

Step 2: Tap on any app wish to display on multi-window mode

Step 3: Press & hold the recent button to use that app multi window mode

You can see below screen in your Google Pixel and other devices. Now one side set app in your screen.

Select other app from recent apps use multi window mode

Step 4: Select other app from recent apps list want to use multi window mode on Google Pixel

Use multi window mode on Google Pixel XL

One application set in one half and another app in the second half. In the middle of the screen, you can see black bar to resize apps in your device. Just swipe left or right / up or down to set window size. Now enable multi window mode in your pixel and Pixel XL device and use two apps at same time.

If you want to replace one application to other application, tap on overview button (Show below image) and select other app from recent apps list. Press & hold the overview button to exit multi window mode in Google Pixel.

Enable split screen on Pixel using application:

Step 1: Open app that support split screen mode

Step 2: Press & hold the recent button

Step 3: Select app from recent apps lists want to use as split screen in pixel

Enjoy two apps at same time such as Watching YouTube videos and document related work or chat with friends etc.

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Enable split screen swipe up gesture on android nougat 7.0:

Step 1: Scroll down notification bar from any screen and tap & hold settings gear icon

You can see this message: Congrats! System UI tuner has been added to settings

Step 2: Now Go to settings > System > System UI tuner

If can’t enable System UI tuner in your pixel device, make sure enable developer mode in Pixel device.

Steps to enable split screen on android nougat 7.0 (Moto G4 plus):

Step 1: Go to Settings in your device

Step 2: Tap on System UI Tuner under system section

Here you can show status bar, do not disturb (DND) and other options.

Step 3: Select other

Enable spilt-screen swipe-up gesture in Google Pixel

Step 4: Turn on toggle button of Enable split-screen swipe-up gesture

That’s all. Do you have other tips to use multi window mode on Google Pixel? Let us know your thoughts in the below comment box. For more such smart tips, visit Google Pixel tricks.

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