How to switch apps in Android Pie | How to use new app switcher in Android Pie

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How to use new app switcher in Android Pie


Android Pie or Android 9 is here with a lot of new features powered by artificial intelligence and also the all-new user interface for a smooth experience. Android Pie comes with a all new gesture control, which makes task on the device more smoother and easier. Here, we will discuss one of the features, that is, the app switcher, now it’s easier to switch apps in Android Pie, with the help of gestures. Here are the steps for, how to switch apps in Android Pie and also the read, how to use new app switcher in Android Pie.


MUST READ: Here are all new features of Android Pie



How to switch apps in Android Pie –

In previous versions of Android, you need to tap on the recent button near the home navigation key to open the app switcher, where you can switch apps, there was no problem in doing that task, but with the new Android Pie, the app switcher is much easier to access.

All you need to do is a small swipe up from the bottom of your screen in your Android Pie enabled device which will open a new user interface on the screen where the recent app used can be seen. Here, you can swipe left and right throughout all the app cards, and you can open another app right from there, simply tap on the app card or simply swipe drag down to the screen. This will open the app, and you can switch apps in Android Pie in the same way.

How to switch apps in Android Pie

Switch app in Android Pie is easy, just open the app switcher, and you can close the app switcher in the similar easy way, just swipe down from the dock, which is a shaded area near the bottom, or simply tap on back navigation key near the home button.

That’s it, this is all about the procedure for how to switch apps in Android Pie.


How to use new app switcher in Android Pie


1. How to copy text in Android Pie-

Talking about the new gestures control in the new Android Pie, app switcher is not the only one, now you can easily copy text from the app card itself, that is without opening the app, right from the new switcher tab in the Android Pie.

To use this, you need to open the app switcher as we have discussed earlier, that is, by swiping a little from the bottom of the screen, which will open the app switcher tab. Doing this you can see the app trays of the recently used apps, all you need to do is simply long press on the text and drag the blue bars to increase the text selection rate. Doing this you will get the buttons for Copy, Paste and Cut automatically or sharing it with another app.

How to copy text in Android Pie
This is a tiny feature but will be very useful for some conditions. For instance, if you want to copy text from a website and paste it on other apps like Microsoft Word, here there’s no need to open the two apps, again and again, you can simply copy and paste the content in the app tray or the recent apps previews in the app switcher tab.


 

2. How to clear recent apps Android Pie –

The above-mentioned feature of app switcher is of great use and can be used efficiently in some conditions. But there is a very basic feature in the app switcher, that is, managing the recent apps on the app switcher tab. Here, we have discussed how to clear recent apps in Android Pie.

How to copy text in Android Pie

To do this, firstly, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the app switcher tab. And as told earlier, you will see all the recent apps trays there. Simply, swipe up and drag them away from the screen to clear recent apps one by one.

If you want to clear all the recent apps, then swipe right till you find the Clear All button, simply tap on the button to clear recent apps in Android Pie in a go.

 

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