How to Use & Customize Taskbar On Galaxy Z Fold 5

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 5 alongside the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and other Galaxy devices during the Unpacked event. Although in the Galaxy Z Fold 5, the company has slightly improved the hardware and software. Although the change is minor, it holds great importance in the overall design and the usage of foldable devices. 

Along with the intuitive graphical interface, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 brought up a new taskbar that allows smooth and better multitasking, split-window mode, gesture control, app pairing through the Taskbar, and more. 

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Here in this article, we provide you with everything you need to know about customizing the Taskbar on your Galaxy Z Fold 5.

The Taskbar: 

The latest Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 features a new taskbar with OneUI 5.1.1 based on Android 13. The new Taskbar gives you a PC-like experience, placed at the bottom of the Galaxy foldable device. 

It provides excellent multitasking, opening your apps in multi-window mode, gesture-controls which you can use to switch from full-screen mode to split-screen mode and vice-versa, giving you access to the apps you use the most; in other words, you don’t have to search for an app to open it, for example, your favorite social media apps, music apps and more. You can also use your Taskbar to create app pairs.

How to customize Taskbar on your Galaxy Z Fold 5?

The Taskbar is one of the most important features of foldable smartphones and tablets. It helps to switch seamlessly between the apps that we use frequently. Customizing the Taskbar on your Galaxy Z Fold 5 is simple and fun.

How to enable Taskbar of Galaxy Z Fold 5?

Placed conveniently at the bottom of the screen on your Galaxy Z Fold 5, Taskbar is the most efficient and useful feature. However, the taskbar feature is turned on by default; you can turn it off/on as you wish; follow the simple steps given below:

  • Open the ‘Settings’ app on your Galaxy Fold 5.
  • Tap on the ‘Display’ option.
  • Scroll down and select the ‘Taskbar’ feature.
  • Select and turn it on/off.

How to change the Taskbar apps on your Galaxy Z Fold 5?

Samsung’s One UI 5.1.1 allows you to customize your Taskbar easily, adding up to 8 apps in the Task menu. However, you can change the applications from the Home screen of the Galaxy device; follow the steps given below and get started:

  • On the Home screen of your Galaxy Fold 5,
  • Drag and drop the Home screen’s bottom applications.
  • These apps will appear on your Taskbar.

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