How to Use Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen (Android)

Split-screen feature in Android is becoming very famous nowadays. This feature is one of the most famous and most of the users are using this feature for a much longer time now. The split-screen feature is launched in the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Since now in the latest Android version, this feature is improving on every update.

Actually this feature allows users to use two apps at the same time. For Example; if you want to play the songs from Youtube and send text messages to your friends then you can use both apps at the same time. But there are many apps in your devices that cannot be worked on the split-screen mode. This feature not supported by many of the famous apps like Google assistant and Instagram.

So if you want to use the apps that not compatible with split-screen mode then you can force them to work with it. To do that, users need to change some settings from their device so that these apps can work in the split-screen mode. Force these apps even though they do not support this feature.

How To Force Apps To Run In Split-Screen

However many apps do not design to work in the split-screen mode, but by doing some settings users can force them to work with it. You will face issues sometimes while opening the apps in a split-screen mode that you have forced to work with it.

Below you will see the steps on how to force the apps that are not supported the split-screen mode function.

  • First of all, go to the Settings on your Android device.Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen
  • Scroll down and click on the About Phone option.Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen
  • Then click on the Software information or System option.Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen
  • You will see the Build Number option. Click on the Build number option 7 times (in some devices 5 times). This is how the Developer options are enabled.
  • Now go back to the main page of the settings of your device and scroll down to end and you will see the Developer options. Click on it. If you don’t find the developer option on your device then search it on the search bar in the settings of the device.Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen
  • After that scroll down to the end and you will see the option Force activities to be resizeable. Enable that option. If you don’t find that option on your device then search that option in the search bar available in developer options.Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen

By changing these settings users have forced the apps of their devices to work in the split-screen mode.

Steps To Run Apps In Split Screen


  • Now go to the Recent apps section of your device.
  • Then click on the app’s icon and select the Split-Screen feature. It does not enable first, but after you enable the Force activities to be resizeable option, now users can see the split-screen option for the unsupported apps.
  • To open the other app in split-screen repeat the same steps for it as mentioned above.

This how you can force any app to work in the split-screen mode even though this feature is not supported by it.

We hope that with the help of our guide users can Use Unsupported Apps In Split-Screen (Android). If you want to contact us then feel free to contact us in the comment section below.

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