Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,731,698 Members 49,527 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] Opening Links in Multi-Window

Tip us?
 
animedreamer240
Old
#1  
animedreamer240's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 24
Join Date: Mar 2014
Default [Q] Opening Links in Multi-Window

Hi guys,

When I use two apps side-by-side, say Youtube and Skype, and I click on a friend's YT link, Skype disappears. I want to watch videos in YT above the Skype window, instead of having to pair the apps in multi-window mode all over again. In other words, I want links to open in the other app while staying side-by-side.This was possible on my Galaxy Note 10.1, so I wonder why it's not working here and if there's something that I need to do.

Thanks~
 
dodo99x
Old
#2  
dodo99x's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 51
Posts: 243
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Ottawa
You may need to drag YouTube from the multi window launcher and place it above Skype before clicking on the yt link.

Sent from my SM-P900 using Tapatalk
 
jaegorith
Old
#3  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 18
Posts: 101
Join Date: Jul 2012
My Tab Pro 10.1 only allows two windows in multi-window mode, so I can't fully test this scenario. However, in Settings/Device/Multi window, there is an option to open in multi window view.
Once I checked that, then I opened the USA Today app alongside my browser. I then clicked on a link in the USA Today app, and it opened in the browser that is next to it.
The Following User Says Thank You to jaegorith For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
animedreamer240
Old
#4  
animedreamer240's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 4
Posts: 24
Join Date: Mar 2014
Quote:
Originally Posted by jaegorith View Post
My Tab Pro 10.1 only allows two windows in multi-window mode, so I can't fully test this scenario. However, in Settings/Device/Multi window, there is an option to open in multi window view.
Once I checked that, then I opened the USA Today app alongside my browser. I then clicked on a link in the USA Today app, and it opened in the browser that is next to it.
That is exactly what I was looking for! Thanks so much. For some reason, I overlooked that... xD
 
jaegorith
Old
#5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 18
Posts: 101
Join Date: Jul 2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by animedreamer240 View Post
That is exactly what I was looking for! Thanks so much. For some reason, I overlooked that... xD
Fantastic! So glad it worked for you.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes