Here’s fix: Slide Over & Split View not working in iOS 12.3.1/iOS 12 on iPad Pro/ Mini/Air: Multitasking

iOS 12.2 update, Get the instant help on start New split view or side by side app on iPad in iOS 12. Troubleshoot Split view not working on iPad step by step.

Split view is the brand new feature in iOS 12 that’s really helpful in use multiple apps on a single iPad screen called Split Screen on iPad. And the Question is which are the iOS 12 compatible iPads? All iOS 12 compatible iPad models can use a Split view. I tried to fix Split view not working on iPad in iOS 12. On my personal experience, App auto close and crashing on the iPhone. Use new Spit view in iOS 12 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.

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: iPad

Check Supported iPads:  Slide Over, Split View in iOS 12

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, 1st generation
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 2nd generation
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad, 5th generation
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Mini 5th Generation (2019)

Incompatible iPad: Slide over/Split View

  • iPad Mini 3
  • iPad Mini 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 3 (2019)

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,

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 iPad screen.

Now, New iOS Dock will appear on 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.

Press Sleep/ Wake or power button continuously 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 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 great experience for the next level of iOS 11, iOS 12 or Later.

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