Split screen mode is work as multi-window mode in android Oreo 8.0 devices. This android 8.1 split screen or multi-window mode is useful to use two apps at same tine in your device. You can watch YouTube video and chat with your friends on WhatsApp at same time in your Oreo device. Different android device has slightly different settings to use split screen mode on android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X etc.
In android Oreo has Picture-in-Picture mode feature is useful to use two apps at same time. WhatsApp and Google Duo supported Picture-in-picture mode. This feature is helpful manage two activity same times in your device and save time. Here’s how to use split screen mode on android Oreo 8.0/8.1.
How to use split screen mode on android Oreo 8.1/8.0
You can enable Android 8.1 split screen using below settings.
Step 1: Tap recent app button in your android Oreo devices
You’ll see recently opened list of applications.
Step 2: Tap & hold the recent button
You’ll see two screens on your Oreo devices (Show below screen).
Step 3: Select second app as use multitasking or split screen android Oreo
Now use two apps at same time in your android 8.1 Oreo devices. Also adjust the position of both app in your Oreo device.
Step 4: Tap & hold the overview button to stop multitasking mode
Check which app supported Picture-in-picture mode in android 8.1 Oreo:
Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Special app access > Picture-in-picture
By default enable PIP mode in android 8.1 Oreo devices. Let see how to enable/disable Picture-in-picture mode in android 8.1 Oreo devices.
Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo
Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications
Step 3: Tap App info
Step 4: Tap YouTube / WhatsApp or other PIP mode supported apps
Step 5: Scroll down up to YouTube and tap on it
Step 6: Under advance section, tap on picture-in-picture
By default turn on picture-in-picture mode in YouTube. Also use WhatsApp video calling using this feature.
Step 7: Turn off toggle button of allow picture-in-picture mode
You can easily enable/disable PIP mode in android 8.1 Oreo using above given settings.
And that’s it. Do you have questions about use split screen mode on android Oreo 8.1/8.0? Have you been experiencing this PIP mode in your android Oreo? Let us know in the below comment section.