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.
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:
- Enable split-screen mode:
- Open an app and swipe inward from the left or right edge and hold to bring up the Multi-Window dock.
- 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:
Touch and hold the handle in the middle of the split-screen line and drag it until either panel disappears.
- Support for split-screen mode varies by app
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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:
- Add an App: In the Multi-window dock, touch +, touch the app you want to add, then touch Done.
- Move an App: In the Multi-Window dock, touch +, drag the desired app to any location in the dock, then touch Done.
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.
Multi-Window is enabled by default. To disable it,
- Go to Settings
- Accessibility features
- Multi-Window, then disable Multi-Window dock.
Huawei shows how to take accurate Moon Mode on Mate 50 series
Huawei has unveiled the Mate 50 series in front of users and now it’s time to explore this device in every aspect. To begin with, the company has tested and shared tips on how to use the ultimate moon mode on the Huawei Mate 50 series.
The Chinese manufacturer has published a post on his official Weibo channel. Celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn festive, Huawei come up with the reflection of clicking full moon pictures with the dynamic Mate 50 using the moon mode.
At the same time, the company thought of bringing this mesmerizing experience to its users. Hence, it shared soothing pictures of the full moon scenario on the Weibo platform. Further, it mentioned how even you can have such amazing clicks.
So let’s jump on these quick tips and understand the new and enhanced grade of photography!
Huawei Moon Mode
Before moving on to the tips, let’s understand this attractive and intelligent feature. Yes, intelligent, as it smartly recognizes more than 1300 scenarios around you. Besides, it works on improvising the details of the image so that you can take better photos.
Since the moon mode mechanism is based on AI machine learning technologies, the camera of the device identifies the surroundings as well as the subject in a better way. As a result, it flashes more focus and exposure to amplify the details. For instance, shapes, colors, highlights, shadows, and more.
The Moon Mode particularly enriches the close-up takes without requiring any additional equipment. And now this feature has taken a more advanced avatar with the Mate 50 series.
Few easy steps for taking Pro-Like pictures of the moon
Firstly, prepare yourself and wipe the lens with alcohol, cotton, or glass cloth. Ahead, use the bracket to fix the phone and prevent the handshake. Now open the camera of your device and turn on the AI photographer feature.
As soon as you will point the camera at the moon, the phone will recognize the subject and will enable the moon mode. You can extend the focal length until you grab a clear and bright image of the phone.
Aside, you can also use the professional mode by modifying the focal length (can extend up to 50 times), sensitivity, shutter, and other functionalities.
As for the shooting skills, you can take the help of Voice-activated photography, or Screen Composition. These tools will help in preventing the phone from shaking. However, you need to feed the identifying words in Settings before using them.
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Huawei Tip: How to enable/disable navigation gestures
With the bundles of settings and features, we generally forget to manage the system navigation gesture in our Huawei phone. Not only with the purpose of the design but it gives us easy commands on your phone.
Huawei provides special touch screen events including pinch, double-tap, scroll, long press, and flinch. By applying them you will easily return to the previous screen, back-to-home screen recent tasks, and more with a simple touch respectively. The aim of these gestures is to maximize on-screen reachability.
What are Huawei system navigation gestures:
The system navigation let you operate the phone with gestures rather than buttons, this builds an immersive experience to handle your smartphone. The gesture navigation patterns proliferate on handheld devices.
If you are unaware of such a feature in your Huawei phone, then here can check some easy guides to use system navigation gestures.
Below you can check the guide to navigate system gestures:
- Step 1: Open the Settings app on your phone
- Step 2: Click on System & updates
- Step 3: Search for System navigation
- Step 4: Make sure that Gestures is selected
After applying the System navigation gesture on your phone, here the question arises that how it works:
- For the return to the previous screen: Swipe in from the left or right edges to return to the previous screen
- For back to the home screen: Swipe up from the bottom to go to the home screen
- Recent tasks: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to view recent task
- Close an app: When viewing recent tasks, swipe on an app preview to close the app
- Switch between apps: Alide across the bottom edge of the screen to switch between apps.
- Before using this gesture, touch Settings on the System navigation screen, and ensure that Slide across the bottom to switch app is enables
- Swipe across the bottom of the screen in an arc to switch between apps
How to check Google Play Protect certificate on Android devices
Google delivers Android updates with security against unwanted bugs and viruses that may cause your device and compromise data. Moreover, the built-in Play service gives you access to entertain yourself with the third-party app.
On the flip side, Google boasts you access to check whether your Android device is Play Protect certified, to ensure the security and device compatibility to run apps, and also to maintain your device consistency and security Google.
In other words, if your device has a Google Play Protect certificate, then it shows only the licensed apps for Google with passed Android compatibility testing. Notably, the certified smartphone is compatible with Google apps like the Google Play Store, Gmail and more.
If you’re using an unauthenticated device, Google will not verify that your device’s app is fair. In addition, devices are vulnerable to security risks because they cannot receive system or app updates. This also means that your data will not be backed up and synced with Google services.
On the other hand, if you are using the latest Huawei smartphone then you will not find the Google Play Services. This is due to the partnership breakup between Huawei and Google, which prohibits Huawei from using GMS. For Huawei users, the Chinese tech giant launches its own Mobile Services HMS in replacement of GMS but it’s still under development.
Here you can check the guide to see if your Android device is Play Protect Certified or not:
- Launch the Google Play Store app
- Now click on the profile icon
- Go to settings
- Under About scroll down to find Play Protect certification
If you find ‘Device is Uncertified’ then contact your device manufacturer immediately and ask for a fully tested and Play Protect certified device. Google Play Protect certificate helps your device secure it from all threats.