How To Use Taskbar On Galaxy Tab S8 & Tab S7

We saw that Samsung introduced an interesting graphic reinterpretation for One UI 4.1.1, which has evolved further with Android 12L against larger devices, such as tablets and foldable devices.

Trying the dedicated tablet and foldable graphics interface on Samsung smartphones currently on the market is extremely simple. The new taskbar that greatly enhances multitasking usage, the new gestures to switch from full-screen to split-screen mode, improved use of windows apps; among those specific to One UI 4.1.1 are also the extraction of text from images, with the possibility of translation and sharing, the most advanced search function of My Files and the In the case of the folding, there is also a renewed Flex Mode with the lower portion usable as a touchpad.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 and Tab S7 series also support the latest taskbar, which is come with One UI 4.1.1 based on Android 12L. The Taskbar on your Galaxy Tablets gives you a genuine PC-like experience, right on your phone! Situated conveniently across the bottom of your screen, it’ll let you access the apps you use all time. This means you’ll never have to go searching through the Apps screen again when you need to launch your favorite social media app or send a text to your best friend. You can also use the Taskbar to open apps in Multi window view, as well as quickly create app pairs.

How To Enable Or Disable Taskbar On Galaxy Tab

Although the Taskbar on the Galaxy Tabs is turned on by default, it’s good to know how to find it again if you turned it off.

  1. Navigate to and open Settings, and then tap Display.
  2. Swipe to and tap Taskbar.
  3. Tap the switch at the top to turn it on or off.
  4. You can also tap the switch next to Show recent apps. This will populate the Taskbar with two of your recently opened apps.

Note: The Taskbar is limited to a total of eight app slots, including six selected apps and two recent apps.

How To Use Taskbar On Galaxy Tab

The Taskbar lets you launch your favorite apps quickly and easily! It’ll appear on the bottom of your screen when you’re using an app or have a window open, just like on a PC or Mac. You can use the Taskbar when your phone is in Flex mode as well.

  1. Open your phone, and then navigate to and open an app or window of your choice to view the Taskbar.
  2. Next, tap any app icon on the Taskbar to open it.
  3. To use Multi window, drag and drop your desired apps from the Taskbar into the top, bottom, left, right, or center portions of the screen.
  4. If there are two apps you use frequently, you can create an app pair from the Taskbar. Drag and drop the first app into the left portion of the screen, and then drag and drop the second app into the right portion.
  5. Then, tap the center of the screen, in between the two app windows.
  6. Tap the app pair icon (the star), and then tap Taskbar.
    1. Note: You can also tap Home screen or Apps edge panel.
  7. The app pair will appear on your Taskbar; tap it to open both apps at once.

How to Add or remove apps from the Taskbar

Apps from your favorites bar will automatically be added to the Taskbar. So, if you have the Phone, Messages, and Contacts apps added to your favorites, those will also appear on the Taskbar. You can edit the apps that appear by adding or removing them from your favorites.

  1. From a Home screen or the Apps screen, touch and drag an app into the favorites bar area near the bottom to add it.
  2. To remove an app, touch and drag it out of the favorites bar.
  3. Or, touch and hold it until the pop-up menu appears, and then tap Remove.