Split Screen on iPad Not Working in iOS 11, iPad Mini, Pro, iPad Air: Here’s Fix

Get effortless side by Side apps and Apps over Apps on your iPad screen using New Slide over and Split view features for iPad in iOS 11. Sometimes iPad users reported Slide over Split view or Split Screen on iPad Not Working or Suddenly Stop after update iOS or Wrong Settings. Yes, we can also Enable or Disable Split View or Slide over functionality, multitasking in iOS 11/ iOS 11.0.1/ iOS 11.0.2/ iOS 11.x and later version.

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Steps for Fix Split View and Split Screen on iPad Not Working on iPad/ Mini/ Pro/ Air

First Check: Split View and Slide over Supported to your iPad

Slide Over & Split View Supported iPad

  • Slide Over Supported iPad Models: iPad Pro 10.5 inch, 9.7 inch iPad Pro (1st & 2nd Generation), iPad Mini 4 (7.9 inch), 9.7 inch iPad
  • Split View Supported Models: iPad Pro 10.5, 9.7 inches iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 – 7.9 inch, 9.7 inch iPad.
  • Incompatible iPad Model for Split View and Slide over: iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPad Air

Enable Multitasking from iPad Settings

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

3 Enable Slide over and Split view on iPad

How to use Slide over > Split View on iPad Screen

First open the single app on screen, Drag or move other app icons from dock or Spotlight search on first opened the app.

Now, the Dragged app automatically open in specific app canvas and overplayed on the app.

1 Convert Slide over in to Splie View on iPad

To convert it into Split View (Side by Side), Move second app’s top edge and set in the partition of the screen, Change App view ration using edge between two apps on the screen.

Restart or Force Reboot iPad

Press & Hold Power Key + Home button until you see Black Screen and Apple Logo.

Unlock the Screen using passcode if enabled.

Reset All Settings

Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

5 Reset all iPad Settings

Slide over or Split Screen on iPad not working on Landscape mode

On iPad, enable auto-rotate option from iPad control center, Access control center on App Switcher Screen.

4 Enable iPad Screen Rotation from control center

Force Close Split View Screen and Rearrange apps

Use Swipe up Gesture, Slide finger from bottom edge screen to top screen, now you are on apps Switcher screen with Small screen previews.

Slide screen that we want to close, Find Split view screen and Drag it upward.

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