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How to Disable Split View and Slide Over on iPad Running iOS 12 or iOS 11

Starting from iOS 11 in 2017, Apple introduced two great features for multitasking on iPad Pro – Split View and Slide Over. Split View serves the purpose of multitasking while the other enhances the experience of it.

They are undoubtedly great features to boost productivity, especially given the screen size of the iPad Pro. However, if you wish to disable Split View and Slide Over on iPad to get the maximum out of the big screen, here is a quick way.

How to Turn Off Split View and Slide Over on iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPad.

Launch Settings app on iPad

Step #2. Now tap on General → tap on Multitasking & Dock option; this option is below Handoff.

Tap on Multitasking & Dock Under General on iPad

Step #3. Next, turn off “Allow Multiple Apps.”

Turn OFF Split View and Slide Over on iPad

Exit the Settings on your iPad and you have a disabled split view and slide over successfully.

To confirm your action, you can go back to your iPad’s home screen and check the effect. You won’t be able to open more than one app on your device simultaneously.

If you want this feature back; Go to SettingsGeneralMultitasking and Turn On the switch next to Allow Multiple Apps to enable it.

Turn ON Split View and Slide Over on iPad

An important point to keep in mind is Safari split screen. If you have enabled Split view on Safari on your iPad, it will continue its effect there even as you have turned off split view on iPad.

That’s all folks!

Summing up…

For pro users, split view is an excellent feature on iPad Pro. Given the large screen size, power users like to explore multitasking opportunities as they can open more apps and windows on the device. For average users, they can use split view and slide over to achieve more productivity from iPad Pro.

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