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.

Huawei P20 Pro 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 button 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 1/13

    From the Home screen, swipe up and hold to view your recent apps.

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

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 2/13

    Select an app.

    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 3/13

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

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 4/13

    Tap the Copy icon.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 5/13

    Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to acces your recent apps.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 6/13

    Select the app you'd like to view.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 7/13

    Tap the Search here field.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  9. Step 8/13

    Touch and hold the Search here field.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  10. Step 9/13

    Tap PASTE.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  11. Step 10/13

    Select an option.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  12. Step 11/13

    Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to access your recent apps.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  13. Step 12/13

    Swipe an app up or down to close it.

    The indicator is in the center.
  14. Step 13/13
    Step 13 of 13:

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