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EMUI 11 Tip: How to use Multi-window mode for split screen app multitasking

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In the past decade, smartphone hardware has evolved to a whole new level, as different phone makers have also concentrated to evolve their software systems, to provide simplicity to the consumers. Talking specifically about the smartphone screen that also has grown bigger.

To make use of this entire display, smartphone manufacturers have also developed a feature called multi-tasking, which allows users to run two different apps simultaneously.

A similar feature has been available in Huawei smartphones for a long time and has been improved throughout time in the past few years. As it’s reinvented with the launch of EMUI 10.1 and reintroduced as Multi-window mode, which is further optimized in EMUI 11.

Currently, Huawei is expanding EMUI 11 for different global devices. Therefore, the new Multi-Window mode is a part of this latest EMUI package and comes on the device.

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So, we decided to put an article on this matter, which will show you, how you can run and use Multi-window mode in EMUI 11.

How to enable Split-screen mode:

  1. Enable split-screen mode:
  2. Open an app and swipe inward from the left or right edge and hold to bring up the Multi-Window dock.
  3. Drag an app icon of the Multi-Window dock

Switch the split-screen panes:

  • Touch and hold the handle of the top of the split-screen panel until the panel shrinks, then drag and drop it on each other places to switch panels.

Quit split-screen mode:

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Touch and hold the handle in the middle of the split-screen line and drag it until either panel disappears.

  1. Support for split-screen mode varies by app
  2. Split-screen mode is limited to two apps at any given time.

Drag and Drop between Apps with Multi-window:

You can use the Multi-window feature to drag and drop images, text, and documents between apps.

  1. Drag and drop an image: When taking notes with Notepad, open Files, select the photo you want to add and drag it into the Notepad editor.
  2. Drag and drop text: When sending an SMS message, open Notepad, touch and hold the text you want to send, and drag it into the message text input box.
  3. Drag and drop a document: When writing an email, open Files, select the document you want to attach and drag it into the email editor.

Note: Not all apps fully support drag-and-drop with Multi-Window

Add, Move, or Remove an App from the Multi-Window Dock:

  1. Add an App: In the Multi-window dock, touch +, touch the app you want to add, then touch Done.
  2. Move an App: In the Multi-Window dock, touch +, drag the desired app to any location in the dock, then touch Done.
  3. Remove an App: In the Multi-Window dock, touch +, touch – in the upper right corner of the icon of the app you want to remove then touch Done.

Switch Between Split-screen and Floating Window:

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  1. Switch from Split-screen mode to floating window: Touch and hold Touch and hold the bar at the top of a split-screen pane, then drag it to the left/right side of the screen when in Portrait mode or to the lower edge when in Landscape mode.
  2. Switch from floating window to Split-screen mode: Touch and hold the bar at the top of the floating window, then drag it to the upper/lower part of the screen when in Portrait mode, or to the left or right when in Landscape mode.

Multi-window view for a Single App:

You can create two task windows for the same app (such as Email and Notepad) and drag images, text, or documents between them.

Note: This feature is unavailable in some apps.

1. Enter the split-screen view within an app.

  • Open the Email app.
  • Swipe inward from the left or right edge of your phone and hold to bring up the Multi-Window dock.
  • Touch and hold the Email icon, and drag it to the screen to enter split-screen view.

2 Drag images, text, or documents between the split-screen windows.

  • Drag an image: Select an image from one split-screen window and drag it to the other window.
  • Drag text: Touch and hold the text and select the desired part from one split-screen window, then touch and hold the text again and drag it to the other window.
  • Drag a document: Select a document from one split-screen window and drag it to the other window.

Disable Multi-Window:

Multi-Window is enabled by default. To disable it,

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Accessibility features
  3. Multi-Window, then disable Multi-Window dock.

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How to exit from EMUI 12 beta [Full Guide]

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Huawei has finally begun the beta testing for the next major software version, EMUI 12 in the global market. At present, the EMUI 12 beta is open for top flagships including Mate 40, P40, and Mate 30 series smartphones. So, if you are EMUI 12 eligible device owner, you should participate in the software testing program. This beta project allows you to explore the new OS and its feature ahead of stable rollout.

Meanwhile, some users may be worried or thinking about what happened if they don’t like the changes made with EMUI 12 over the existing EMUI 11. Also, you may be unsatisfied with the latest beta rollout.

So, here we’re to show you, how to exit EMUI 12 beta program and get back to your EMUI 11 version with the simple steps mentioned below in the article.

exit EMUI 12 beta

EMUI 12:

Since the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0, every Huawei user’s eager eye is on this new OS because of its offers. But, currently, it is limited to the Chinese market due to some reasons. On the other hand, global users are still awaited to install HM OS on their devices.

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In the meantime, Huawei announced the EMUI 12 inspired by HarmonyOS for global consumers, which gives almost similar experiences to that. Early this month, the Chinese tech maker started the EMUI 12 beta in major markets such as Germany, France, and more.

How to exit EMUI 12 beta:

  • Start Beta App
  • Sign up with Huawei ID
  • Select “Me”
  • Tap on “Join Project”
  • Tap on “Available Project”
  • Select the project that you have already joined (EMUI 12 Beta)
  • Select unsubscribe or sign out option

Note: After you have sent the application to leave, Huawei will process your application within 48 hours. Afterward, you will no longer receive beta notifications.

After you unsubscribe from the project, you can downgrade to the previous version of EMUI via HiSuite.

Huawei P40 EMUI 12

EMUI 12 Features:

EMUI 12 comes with an enhanced user interface design that reflects the design scheme of the HarmonyOS, new animation, adjust the size and weight of font using the slider, new control panel, notification center, and more.

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How to download and install Samsung One UI 4 (Android 12) beta

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Samsung One UI 4 Beta

Samsung One UI 4 is based on Android 12, and there are a bunch of new features that come with this new software. However, One UI 4 is currently only available to download under the beta mode, and here you’ll learn how to download and install One UI 4 beta on your Samsung device.

Before we begin, you should know something about the beta program as well as the beta testing process. Samsung One UI Beta program is a software testing activity that allows you to enter and test the features of unreleased Android software and provide your feedback to the company to enhance its features.

To be mentioned, One UI beta build is developed for testing purposes and may include bugs, issues, and inaccurate or perform unexpected tasks on your One UI 4 beta-powered device. So, you should think twice before you want to enroll with the One UI 4 beta program.

The beta program develops the software experience throughout a timeline and brings a few features that remain under development during the course of beta testing (until stable rollout).

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Now, let’s dive into the download and install Samsung One UI 4 beta

How to sign up:

First, you need a Samsung account, if you don’t have one, create it and follow the instructions given below.

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Login to your Samsung account
  3. Select “Notice
  4. Tap on the beta banner
  5. Tap enroll to submit your beta application

Note:

  • Before you begin to install the One UI 4 beta you should back up your data. You can use the Samsung Smart Switch PC version. Due to the nature of the beta software, it may cause any data loss.

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How to Download and Install:

You must complete this enrollment process to move on to the download and installation process. Thereafter, follow the steps given below.

  • Open Settings
  • Software update
  • Download and install

For you to remember, the One UI Beta Program is expanding gradually to One UI Beta Program participants.

ONe UI 4 beta

How to downgrade:

You can also downgrade from your Beta program and get back to the previous One UI version. To download, you need to withdraw your beta testing application via Settings > One UI Beta Program status > Withdraw menu.

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Now, you need to remove the beta software from the testing device. In this regard, you need to rollback to the previous release version by the Smart Switch PC version app on your computer. The rollback reset the device and removes data generated during beta testing.

How to feedback:

As mentioned above, One UI beta testers have the ability to provide their valuable feedback and enable the possibility of further improvements in the software system.

You can submit your feedback via the Samsung Members app on your smartphone. Follow the guidance below to file your feedback:

  1. Open Samsung Members app
  2. Select Beta feedback
  3. Send feedback

Note: To ensure relevant log information is included in the error report, submit the report within 3 minutes of encountering the bug or error, and do not terminate (swipe away) the Samsung Members application until you are notified that the report has been sent. This can take up to 5 minutes.

On the other hand, to provide UI or UX-related feedback, select Beta community and then Suggestions.

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How about the official version:

Users will be able to download the One UI 4.0 official version once the testing finishes.

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How to set video as a watch face in Huawei Watch 3 series

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Huawei Watch 3 Face

Huawei Watch 3 will allows setting your own animated Watch face with a duration of 5 – 10 seconds. Have you ever thought about doing so but couldn’t identify how to?  No worries, in this article I’ll give to the details producer so you can set a video that inspires you most.

Apart from being fun, video watch faces can also be used to keep yourselves motivated all time. You can choose from different videos, adjust the video part accordingly to what you want to look at, and set it as the watch face on the Huawei Watch 3.

Below you can check the step by step by guide to set a video as a watch face.

  • Open the Huawei Health App on your smartphone
  • Now tap of Devices in (option available at the bottom bar)
  • Select the smartwatch- Huawei Watch 3
  • Afterward, click on the More option
  • Head to the “Mine” section, here you’ll see the video in the edits
  • From here you can choose one of your favorite videos and trim and edit it
  • Once the trimmed video is saved on your smartphone, it’ll successfully apply to your Huawei Watch 3 watchface

Huawei Watch 3 Face

In addtition, this latest watch also offers about 30 pre-installed faces that perfectly go with your daily style for various occasions. Adding to this, you can also find over 1000 designs on the Huawei Watch Face Store on the Health App to give a little renovation to your style.

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Hope you have learned the procedure, which is really easy. Be unique with this flagship Huawei smartwatch and keep all your favorite moments with you. Stay connected for more tips. 🙂

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