1. greenjaden's Avatar
    I'm sorry if this has been asked before but I have never found a satisfactory answer. I am wondering if there's a way to disable the Multi-Window "feature" in Android. It is very annoying as I'm often accidentally enabling it, when in fact I never use or want it. I am using Android 7.1.1. Thank you!
    02-20-2019 12:34 AM
  2. methodman89's Avatar
    Have you turned off multi window?
    02-20-2019 06:57 AM
  3. greenjaden's Avatar
    How do you get to this Advanced Features window? I don't see it under "Settings". My phone is a Moto G4 Play (Android 7.1.1). Thanks.
    02-22-2019 05:10 PM
  4. methodman89's Avatar
    How do you get to this Advanced Features window? I don't see it under "Settings". My phone is a Moto G4 Play (Android 7.1.1). Thanks.
    Go to Settings, Advanced Features.
    02-23-2019 06:16 AM
  5. greenjaden's Avatar
    Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately Advanced Features is not listed under Settings on my phone.
    02-23-2019 08:22 PM
  6. Rukbat's Avatar
    Use the search box for multi.
    02-24-2019 02:04 PM
  7. greenjaden's Avatar
    Thank you. Here are the search results -- multi window is not listed.
    Attached Thumbnails Disabling Multi-Window (Split-Screen) in Android-screenshot_20190224-174106.png  
    02-24-2019 08:44 PM
  8. anon(10583089)'s Avatar
    I have a regular Moto G4 (XT1622) on 7.0.
    I don't think there's a setting to disable it. If I'm reaching to change which apps are displaying while driving I can hold the recent apps button too long, but otherwise I don't have a problem with accidental activation of multi window / dual window by long pressing the bottom right button.

    Maybe there is an issue with your screen sensitivity, but you should normally be able to avoid the issue, and another long press will revert it.
    greenjaden likes this.
    02-24-2019 09:04 PM
  9. greenjaden's Avatar
    Thanks for your reply MadNine. I've reduced the screen sensitivity, maybe that will help prevent me from getting the multi window accidentally.
    anon(10583089) likes this.
    02-24-2019 10:46 PM
  10. Javier P's Avatar
    Thanks for your reply MadNine. I've reduced the screen sensitivity, maybe that will help prevent me from getting the multi window accidentally.
    You can also change the touch & hold delay to 'long' in the accessibility settings. This could help to avoid any accidental long press.
    anon(10583089) and greenjaden like this.
    02-25-2019 09:49 AM
  11. anon(10583089)'s Avatar
    Thanks for your reply MadNine. I've reduced the screen sensitivity, maybe that will help prevent me from getting the multi window accidentally.
    I didn't know I could adjust the screen sensitivity!
    What else can this thing do?

    I thought you may have an issue with the screen in that area from a magnetic clasp or something.

    Hey, who's teaching who?!
    greenjaden likes this.
    02-25-2019 10:07 AM

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