Disable and Enable Multi Window Feature on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge – Multi Window feature is indeed a very cool and useful features that Samsung use on their Galaxy phones. The main idea of this feature is to allow user to use two apps in the same time, side by side or using one app and let the other one floating around.
This feature has been used for years and it seems like it will stay that way for many years to come. It makes life easier especially those who need to work with two apps most of the time. But not everyone share the same excitement.
Some people prefer to use their app one at a time and don’t really have the need to use two apps in the same time. The thing is people can enter Multi Window mode so easily, even accidentally, even when they didn’t mean to.
Just imagine, you accidentally hold the Recent Apps button or you are scrolling the page and suddenly you enter Multi Window mode. It is very annoying, especially with the high sensitivity of the touch screen on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, it is very hard to not enter this mode, and it could happen again and again, which is why it is so annoying. That is the main reason why you and other people want to disable this feature.
Now, you may think that the whole disable and enable Multi Window feature can be done through Settings app, just like any other feature on the device. It is true for older Galaxy phone, but since Galaxy S6, Samsung has removed the settings to disable this feature, meaning that you won’t find it in your Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
So, what are you going to do now? Are you simply accepting the fact that you can’t disable this feature thus you will enter the Multi Window mode again and again in the future? Do not give up yet, because you actually able to set this mode off, but in order to do that, you are going to need an app.
There is an app called MultiWindow Toggle for Samsung that you can use for this purpose. How to use this app? Follow this simple step by step guide:
- Go to Google Play Store and find MultiWindow Toggle for Samsung app.
- Use this app to disable or enable Multi Window mode on your device.
This app is free to download so you don’t have to spend anything on it. It also requires neither special permission nor it ask for any personal information from its user. It means that this app is very safe to use. Just download it and install this app like you install any other app.
Once you already installed it in your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, you will find it in apps drawer. Just launch it like the way you use other app. In the app interface, you will see one button that show the status of Multi Window, whether it was on or off. If you want to enable or disable it, just tap on the button and you are done with it.
When you launch this app, you may see that under the Multi Window button status, there is an option to “Add to Quick Toggles”. This option allows you to add this option to quick settings button. But, you won’t be able to use it on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge because these feature does not work on Marshmallow.
This simple app will help you to arrange the ability of Multi Window mode in no time. It also means that next time you want to have this feature enable or disable on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, you can do it with a single tap.