Multitasking between apps

Multitasking
A feature of a device OS that lets you have multiple apps, widgets and services running at the same time. You can have notes, videos and browser windows hover over other apps on your device.

LG G7 ThinQ on Android 10.0.0

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It's easy to switch between different apps on your device, and there are multiple ways you can share data between them.

  1. Note: Use the Recent apps icon to quickly switch between apps and close apps not in use. In this example, we're showing how to copy an address in a message and paste it into Google Maps.

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  2. Step 1/14

    From the Home screen, tap the Recent apps icon.

    Note: Recently opened apps will appear in the order you last used them.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  3. Step 2/14

    Select the app you'd like to view.

    Note: Some apps let you have multiple windows open at a time. If you have more than one open, you can go directly to any window.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 3/14

    Touch and hold the message you'd like to copy.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 4/14

    Tap the Copy icon.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 5/14

    Tap the Recent Apps icon.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  7. Step 6/14

    Swipe to find the app you'd like to use.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  8. Step 7/14

    Select the app you'd like to view.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 8/14

    Tap the Search here field.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  10. Step 9/14

    Touch and hold the Search here field.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  11. Step 10/14

    Tap Paste.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  12. Step 11/14

    Select an option.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  13. Step 12/14

    Tap the Recent Apps icon.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  14. Step 13/14

    Drag an app up to close it.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  15. Step 14/14
    Step 14 of 14:

    You've completed the steps!

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