How to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9

The last few months of this year has been a season of updates. With a lot of updates rolling out from various manufacturers, it has been a season with a lot of discussions included in the Android community. Although the start of these discussions was the Android 8.0 Oreo, there is something better to say for the Xiaomi device users. This is nothing but the latest MIUI 9 updates which recently rolled out for all Xiaomi devices. Although coming out with a lot of new features and improvements, one thing every Xiaomi user will point out as the best in the update is the addition of split screen feature. This article will guide you through the steps to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9 devices.

The split-screen feature is nothing new on an Android device, and it came up with the Nougat update itself. But for some reasons Xiaomi devices running in Nougat didn’t had this feature added to them. This is finally being resolved by Xiaomi with the new MIUI 9 update. And this is why it is considered to be the best thing about the MIUI 9 update by many Xiaomi users.

How to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9

Steps to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9 and how to exit from it

The split-screen feature is something which increases the multitasking ability of your smartphone. This feature let you use two apps simultaneously on one screen. When used the screen will be divided into two, and two apps will be shown on the two divisions of the screen. You also have an option to increase the space taken by apps simply by moving the divider.

How to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9

The steps to open apps in split screen on an MIUI 9 running device are:

  1. Click on the recent apps button
  2. Find the split screen button on the top left corner and tap on it
  3. Drag one of the desired apps to use on split screen to the top of the screen
  4. Tap on the next app you want to use on split screen

How to exit split screen

Exiting the split screen is really easy and can be done with just one tap. When on the split screen you can find the exit button on the top of the screen. You can at any time tap on it to exit from the split screen.

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I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to open apps in split screen on the new MIUI 9. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

 

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