The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 not only comes with a hardware upgrade but also software upgrades. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 software is optimized for both tablet and phone usage. You can keep the app open on the front screen even after folding the device. If you want to do the same on your phone, here’s how to continue apps on cover screen on Galaxy Z Fold 4.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is well known for a lot of multitasking features which include split screen, cover screen app continuity, and more. We have already shared a guide to split screen for multitasking, it is time for a new guide. As mentioned above, we are going to share the guide about app continuity on the front screen.
What is app continuity on a foldable phone?
App continuity on foldable phones like Galaxy Z fold 4 is resuming app pages from the inner screen to the front screen after folding the device. For example, if you are using Google Chrome in the inner display and when you fold the device, Google Chrome will continue from where you left off on the front screen also known as the cover screen.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 retains all the features of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and it includes the app continuity feature which is one of the main multitasking features. Once you know about this feature you will be using it all the time.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 has the resume app feature from the cover screen to the inner screen by default. But it is not the case when talking about the reverse. So you need to enable it in order to enable this useful feature.
How to Continue Apps on Front Screen on Galaxy Z Fold 4
There are times when we want to fold the device but still want to use the same app further on the cover screen. And so to accomplish that, it is required to allow apps continuity feature. This feature is disabled by default and so to make it work you have to first enable it. In case you are not aware of its Settings you can follow the steps given below.
- On your phone, Open Settings.
- Now navigate to and open Display Settings.
- On this page, you will find an option to Continue apps on cover screen.
- Tap on Continue apps on cover screen option.
- It will open the list of apps on your phone. Enable the feature for apps you want.
- Once you enable the toggle for your choice of apps, you will be able to continue those apps when you fold your device.
Not all apps on the Galaxy Z Fold 4 support the App Continuity feature. And you can check which apps support app continuity by enabling the feature for those apps. This is quite a useful feature that can be useful for most users.
In the early generation of foldables, this feature was not snappy as it is now. It works great and response time is also low and so it feels smooth. Since it is a very useful feature and those who don’t know about it are missing a lot, but now you know about it. And you can share this cool feature with your friends who own Galaxy Z Fold 4 or previous Galaxy foldables.
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