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AppleHow to disable split screen on iPad explained

How to disable split screen on iPad explained

Apple has managed to combine many useful features in the iPad. One of these features is a split-screen. It allows you to use several applications simultaneously on your tablet screen. And it can really be convenient. You can watch a movie and browse your social networking feed at the same time. It’s also handy for work when you need to do two things at once. Sometimes you just need to reconcile some documents, and so you don’t have to switch between them all the time, you can use the split-screen feature.

Disable split screen iPad

But what if you suddenly don’t need to use this feature anymore? Of course, you can turn it off. Here’s how you can do it and how to get rid of screen sharing on your iPad.

Which iPads supports a split-screen

If you want to use split-screen viewing on an iPad, you must make sure you have a 5th generation iPad or iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, or any other 5th generation model or later. This is because earlier iPad models than the 5th generation do not support split-screen viewing. Also, be sure to update your tablet to the latest version of iPadOS.

How to remove the split screen on an iPad

How to stop split screen on ipad: If you want to exit a split-screen view on your iPad, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, when you open the two applications, you will see a separating line between them.
  • Tap and drag the app separator to the left or right, depending on which side of the app you want to close.
  • Finally, when you reach the edge of the screen, release the separator and you get a full screen view of one application.

If you want to fully disable a split-screen view on your iPad, you have to follow these steps:

  • Go to the “Settings” app on your iPad.
  • After that, tap “Homescreen & Dock”.
  • Then, in the “Multitasking” section, switch off “Allow Multiple Apps”.

Once you have completed these steps, you have completely closed the split-screen view function. If you want to enable this feature again, you just need to repeat the above steps and enable the “Allow Multiple Apps” option.

An important thing to keep in mind is the split-screen of Safari. If you have enabled split-screen browsing in Safari on your iPad, it will continue to work there even if you have disabled split-screening on the iPad.

How to disable split screen feature on iPad in Safari

If you have a split screen active, you will see two Safari tabs next to each other. If you want to turn off the split-screen feature in Safari, you need to do the following

  • Open the URL address bar in Safari by pulling the screen down so that the toolbar appears.
  • Tap the tabs icon, which looks like two rectangles overlapping each other.
  • In the menu that appears, select “Combine all tabs”.
  • After that, the normal mode will open with a single Safari tab on the iPad screen.

You can also select the “Close all tabs” option if you no longer need the browser. This will also disable Safari Split View mode.

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