1 Fix Split view on iPad with iOS 11

Here’s fix: Slide Over & Split View not working in iPadOS/iOS 12 on iPad Pro/ Mini/Air: Multitasking

Fix the issues for Split view, Slide Over Apps not working on iPad step by step in iPadOS 13, iOS 12. After Update, Also Know the Gesture to use App Switche or Multitasking Apps on iPad, Remove or Delete App from Multitasking Apps that Recently used app.

Split view is the brand new feature in iOS 12 and now it’s improved in iPadOS [With Slide Over, Multitasking or App Switcher] that’s really helpful in use multiple apps on a single iPad screen called Split Screen/Slide over Apps on iPad. And the question is what are the iPadOS 13 compatible iPads? All compatible iPad models can use a Split view/ Slide Over with Multitasking App or App Switcher like iPhone. I tried to fix Split view not working on iPad. On my personal experience, App auto close and crashing on the iPhone. Use new Spit view in iOS, Enable or Disable Slide Over App on iPhone from the Settings you need and explain the correct way to use the dock on iDevice.

Just like Mac, iOS users can use two apps on the same screen on the adjustable area by sliding expandable strip. And Slide Over Allow to use More than two apps on the same screen, Drag Applications from the dock of Home screen to create split View and Slide over apps swipe from the right edge to reveal your last slide over the app.


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You can see that my recorded video at last in this tutorial.

Also, refer this tips & Fix your iPad Multitasking not Working. and Customize Different settings for the Multitasking screen like Show most recently used app on the dock, Gesture, Persistent Video Overlay and Allow Multiple apps.

1 Fix Split view on iPad with iOS 11

Fix: Slide Over or Split view not working in iOS 12/ iPadOS 13: iPad

Check Supported iPads: Slide Over, Split View in iPadOS 13

Apple isn’t making clear about, Which iPad Supporting Slide Over and Split View, Here’s the iPads list that we tested,

  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro
  • 11-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (6th Generation)
  • iPad (5th Generation)
  • iPad Mini (5th Generation)
  • iPad Mini 4
  • iPad Air (3rd Generation)
  • iPad Air 2

Incompatible iPad: Slide over/Split View

  • iPad Mini 3
  • iPad Mini 2
  • iPad Air

Disable Overlay app on other apps: Side by Side

Step 1: Go to the Settings app on the iPad.

Step 2: Next, Tap on General and Multitasking.

Then, Enable Allow Multiple Apps toggle.

Now, Try to use the Split view for apps,

iPadOS 13 Screen

Go to the Settings app > General > Multitasking & Dock > Allow Multiple apps.

Multitasking & dock settings in iOS 13 on iPad
Multitasking & dock settings in iOS 13 on iPad
Allow Multiple Apps in Slide Over on iPad
Allow Multiple Apps in Slide Over on iPad

iOS 12 Screen

1 Fix Split view use on iPad with iOS 11

First open the first app on your iPad screen, Next slide up your finger on the iPad screen.

Now, new iOS Dock will appear on the screen, open apps that you want to use side by side screen.

Tap on the Second app, Drag into iPad left or right side of the area.

The app will automatically adjust its area and give slider line for customize area of the app that covered by both apps.

See Below video tutorial,

Restart or Reboot iDevice

If you won’t adjust split view or app crash automatically, Go with this step.

Follow the usual solution from Restart/ Reboot iPad.

Soft Restart: Press Sleep/ Wake or power button only until you see “Slide to power off”. Go with it and again press the power button once.

Force Restart: Press and Hold Sleep/ Wake [Power Button] + Home button at once until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

Split View or Slide over not working on iPad with Landscape mode

Enable, Auto Rotate Screen from the iPad control center and try again.

4 Enable iPad Screen Rotation from control center

Update iOS:

New iOS update help to fix the pre-resolved error by Apple and give a great experience for the next level of iPadOS 13, iOS 13/ iOS 12.

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