1. Wenvalley's Avatar
    I thought that this feature would be handy, but in the three weeks that I've owned the g4, I've not had occasion to use use the dual window.

    Do you use it, for what? Thanks in advance.
    07-08-2015 11:36 PM
  2. tx_tuff's Avatar
    I have never used it, guess maybe cut and paste from one screen to the next?
    07-08-2015 11:52 PM
  3. Almeuit's Avatar
    I personally do not.
    07-09-2015 12:04 AM
  4. KPMcClave's Avatar
    I don't. It's turned off and debloated.
    07-09-2015 12:37 AM
  5. TheMarcus's Avatar
    LG gimped this feature and made it absolutely useless. Until we get root in order to enable all apps, this might as well be disabled.

    I used it all the time of my G3, though. I especially liked it for when people shared videos on Google+. I'd have the videos load in a second window while I could still scroll down my stream.

    Sent from my LG-H811 using Tapatalk
    07-09-2015 01:04 AM
  6. estebancam's Avatar
    Funny. I've never used it on the g4 but I had a note 4 a while back and I used it a LOT on there. I'm guessing it has to do with the ease of activation. On the note 4, the side menu would always be there and I could simply drag the app and drop it on the screen.

    A bit more steps here.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    07-09-2015 02:53 AM
  7. Wenvalley's Avatar
    Thanks for taking the time to respond. Here I thought I was completely missing this great feature!
    07-09-2015 10:24 AM
  8. erwaso's Avatar
    Sure dont!
    07-09-2015 10:31 AM
  9. Cwey55's Avatar
    Never used it on my G4, or my GS4 either really, though Samsung does make it easier to use I'd say. I use it pretty often on my Galaxy Tab S 10.5 though.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    07-09-2015 01:26 PM
  10. Gigahorse's Avatar
    Wanted to use it the other day but was surprised that I wasn't able to select the apps I wanted to use.
    07-09-2015 01:30 PM
  11. Inders99's Avatar
    Nope... Didn't use it on my Samsung either.
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    07-09-2015 10:02 PM
  12. DLCPhototography's Avatar
    I follow this forum because my wife has an LG4; I use the Galaxy Note 3, and use the dual-windows function when on driving trips.

    I have Google Maps open in one window, to show our route, provide directions, etc. We usually listen to Podcasts, so have Beyond Pod open in the other, smaller window, so I can pause/restart the Podcast with a quick tap. This is actually one of my favorite functions with my phone.

    Haven't tried it yet on my wife's LG4, so don't know if it's easier/harder than with my Note 3.
    07-10-2015 06:46 AM
  13. RedOctobyr's Avatar
    Great idea, thanks! That's a way I could actually make use of Dual Window. Unfortunately, I just checked, and neither Waze (nav) nor Stitcher (podcasts) support Dual Window. Too bad.

    But someone mentioned that maybe root will allow enabling DW for more apps. I hope so.
    07-10-2015 07:29 AM
  14. Wm7Long's Avatar
    I use a form of dual window mode daily for playing music. One window shows the 'Now Playing' screen of my music player (Gone MAD). The other shows a listing of the MP3 files in queue (ES file mgr):
    Dual Window, do you use this feature?-screenshot_2015-03-22-16-17-33.png

    It seems the G4 has dual windows available, though crippled. My device is an S4 Mini which had no such mode natively, but does now have a nice 'Floating Window' available thanks to an Xposed module call'd XHaloFloatingWindow.
    07-10-2015 09:45 PM
  15. dpham00's Avatar
    I have tried it once or twice but don't normally use it.
    07-10-2015 09:46 PM
  16. Angry_Mushroom's Avatar
    For the G3 at least, I've found there is a lack of apps to run in dual screen mode. Sadly it appears that the G4 is not much different. So no, I do not use this feature, and have it disabled.
    07-10-2015 10:51 PM
  17. GibMcFragger's Avatar
    Nope. Never used it personally.
    07-11-2015 03:50 PM

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