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    Default Issue Opening the Same App Twice in Multi Window

    ...We're supposed to be able to use the same app in the split window screen... what a load of crap!

    has anyone else noticed this?????
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    I have yet to really play with it. The one time I did it worked as advertised.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haalcyon View Post
    I have yet to really play with it. The one time I did it worked as advertised.

    It doesn't work with my phone.... and I tried different apps too. I'm curious to see how many other users have the same problem.
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    Mine works fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ccpopham View Post
    Mine works fine.

    Seriously? Then mine is the only one not working properly? I can't believe that.

    Let me explain this one more time...
    I'm trying to use the same exact app on a split screen... Meaning I want to have 2 separate text messages sessions going on at the same time!



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    Mine works too

    Cheers, Jon
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    Here is a screenshot of my internet browser open in multi window,Issue Opening the Same App Twice in Multi Window-1382820472462.jpg

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    not all apps will do it only Internet and Some chat apps,according to help on multi window,

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    Quote Originally Posted by CompMan2012 View Post
    Seriously? Then mine is the only one not working properly? I can't believe that.

    Let me explain this one more time...
    I'm trying to use the same exact app on a split screen... Meaning I want to have 2 separate text messages sessions going on at the same time!



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    Issue Opening the Same App Twice in Multi Window-tempfileforshare.jpg
    I opened one window, then opened a message app in the second window, then switched. Not sure why I had to do it that way but worked just as easily.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GtoJon View Post
    Mine works too

    No F'n way!!!!

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    Is there a setting for this??? Please help!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccpopham View Post
    not all apps will do it only Internet and Some chat apps,according to help on multi window,

    I'm trying to do it with the native texting app like they demonstrated

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    Have you tried toggling Multi-Window off and then back on again in the notification toggles?
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    On my Note 8 which is rooted I have a multi window app that is from the app store which allows a lot more Versatility with the Multi window I have not yet rooted My note 3 to try it On here yet,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haalcyon View Post
    Have you tried toggling Multi-Window off and then back on again in the notification toggles?
    definitely!
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    Sorry .... ALL of us are confused ..... you want to run 2 browsers or 2 facebooks at the SAME time .... just tried that & you cannot run 2 of the SAME apps at the SAME time Bummer Dude! & I doubt any of the others can do this either Maybe they will look at this thread & say "Give it to them"

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    Quote Originally Posted by GtoJon View Post
    Sorry .... ALL of us are confused ..... you want to run 2 browsers or 2 facebooks at the SAME time .... just tried that & you cannot run 2 of the SAME apps at the SAME time Bummer Dude! & I doubt any of the others can do this either Maybe they will look at this thread & say "Give it to them"

    Cheers, Jon
    Than what is this below? It's two internet browser windows.
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    Doesn't work for me or the OP

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    Than what is this below? It's two internet browser windows.
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    It does work with internet browser and it says some texting apps. I opened to web browsers from multiwindow without a problem.



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    I just found that out ... non of the others in the Multi-Window bar will work that I have seen Kinda sucks when you can't depend on something that should naturally work!!

    Cheers, Jon
    Quote Originally Posted by ccpopham View Post
    It does work with internet browser and it says some texting apps. I opened to web browsers from multiwindow without a problem.



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    Quote Originally Posted by GtoJon View Post
    I just found that out ... non of the others in the Multi-Window bar will work that I have seen Kinda sucks when you can't depend on something that should naturally work!!

    Cheers, Jon
    It's messed up because I was watching the key-note presentation when they announced the note 3 and they demonstrated that as one of the key new features! I'm truly upset over this.

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    How are you attempting to accomplish this? I open the multiwindow from the home screen and drag the internet browser onto the screen and navigate to whatever page. I then go back to the multiwindow and drag another internet browser onto the lower half of the screen and navigate to another page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ccpopham View Post
    How are you attempting to accomplish this? I open the multiwindow from the home screen and drag the internet browser onto the screen and navigate to whatever page. I then go back to the multiwindow and drag another internet browser onto the lower half of the screen and navigate to another page.

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    I'm talking about using 2 texting apps at the same time. Just like the web browsing that you're talking about. We should be able to have 2 text conversations simultaneously and share info (like addresses and pictures) between the Windows.

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    2 things:
    • Thread title reminds of the famous Joe Pesci scene from Goodfellas where he's messing with Henry at the restaurant.
    • I hate vague...thread titles.
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    Ah got cha. I tried with the stmessaging app and it was a no go as well as with handscent. I saw anothee possible sms app called ninja. I will check into it and se if it doed multi window.

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