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 tablet and phone use. You can keep the app open on the screen even after folding the device. If you want to do the same on your phone, you can see here how to continue apps on the Galaxy Z Fold 4 cover.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is well known for its many multitasking features including split screen, cover screen app continuity, etc. We already shared a guide on split screen multitasking, it’s time for a new guide. As mentioned above, we will share the guide about App Continuity on the front screen.
What is app continuity on a foldable phone?
App continuity on foldable phones like the Galaxy Z fold 4 resumes app pages from the inner screen to the front screen after folding the device. For example, if you’re using Google Chrome on the inside screen, and when you fold the device, Google Chrome will pick up where you left off on the front screen, also known as the cover screen.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 retains all the functionality of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and includes the App Continuity feature, which is one of the most important multitasking features. Once you know this feature, you will use it all the time.
By default, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 has the function for re-recording the cover screen on the inside. But that is not the case when we talk about the reverse. So you need to turn it on to enable this useful feature.
How to keep apps on the front screen on the Galaxy Z Fold 4
There are times when we want to fold the device but still want to use the same app longer on the cover screen. And to do this, it is necessary to approve the continuity function of the applications. This feature is disabled by default, and to make it work you need to enable it first. If you don’t know the settings, you can follow the steps below.
- Open Settings on your phone.
- Now navigate to and open Screen Settings.
- On this page you will find an option to continue apps on the front page.
- pressure Continue apps on the home screen possibility.
- This will open the list of apps on your phone. Enable the feature for the apps you want.
- When first you activate switch for your choice of apps, you will be able to continue those apps when you fold your device.
Not all Galaxy Z Fold 4 apps support App Continuity. And you can check which apps support App Continuity by enabling the feature for those apps. This is a very useful feature that can be useful for most users.
In the first generation of foldable devices, this feature was not as fast as it is today. It works very well and the response time is also low and hence it is smooth. As this 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 the Galaxy Z Fold 4 or previous Galaxy foldable models.
So that’s about how to resume apps on front screen on Samsung Galaxy Watch 5. Hope you found the guide useful. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments section.
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