How to Enable Multitasking in iOS 9 for iPad

Activate Multitasking on your iPad with the latest iOS9. Wooho Split Screen Note you’ve a massive competitor now.

A couple of days ago Apple released iOS 9 publicly, the new operating system has a lot of improvements and offers a much smoother performance along with improving the user experience quantitatively. One of the most remarkable features is the multitasking, by which we can activate the split view, slide over and picture in picture.

Over recent days, so many tech enthusiast rapidly explained the functioning of Split View, Picture in Picture and Slide Over as the two new features in iOS 9 under multitasking. But in this tutorial will delve more about how to enable multitasking on iPad. We hope this article will serve you at our best.

It is a relatively simple process, Apple allows us to use two applications at the same time by just a couple of taps.

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Want to Learn How to Turn Split View, Picture in Picture & Slide Over on iPad with iOS 9 Multitasking? Then read on!

Let’s get to the first multitasking: – Slide Over

We begin with the tutorial to activate iPad’s first multitasking functionality i.e. Slide Over. This mode allows us to perform all kinds of quick action by opening the application on a small sidebar in the background without leaving the main app. It is ideal for taking notes, looking rather quickly, responding to messages or, for example, review the latest trends in Twitter.

Slide Over Multitasking

Let’s talk about its Compatibility

The Slide over functionality is available in iPad Mini 2, 3, 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro.

Now Move on to Activating this Slide Over in iPad

Once we have installed the new iOS 9, you can activate the multitasking Slide Over by sliding a finger from the right to the left of the screen. But do remember that you need to have open at least one application.

Working of Slide Over Feature in iOS 9

After activating the “Slide Over”, we can make a scroll for the apps & select one which you wish to open. When we’re done, we’ll have to swipe from the top of the sidebar to minimize the application. And to disable, just slide the bar to the right of the screen again. The best thing about it is, Apple will allow developers to update their applications so that users can enjoy multitasking with most of the apps.

Finally, it is noteworthy to emphasize that Slide Over is available in both landscape mode (with the iPad in horizontal) and portrait mode (with the iPad in vertical). Also, we can review the notifications from Notification Centre by sliding your finger from above to the middle.

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Let’s get to the Second Multitasking: -Split View on iPad with iOS9

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Split View is one of the best additions to the iPad with the arrival of iOS multitasking. This function allows us to divide the screen into two parts so that two applications can be used at the same time. Isn’t it great?


Let’s talk about its Compatibility

The Split View mode is only available for Mini iPad 4, iPad 2 and iPad Air Pro.

Now move on to enabling Split View on iPad

To activate the split screen mode on the iPad, you must first enable the above function i.e. “Slide Over”. Once we turned it on, then swipe from the line separating both applications at the centre of the screen.

Additionally, we can also enable multitasking Split View by clicking on the line dividing the two apps in Slide Over. Once this is done, we can always resize each of the applications. Isn’t that easy?

Let’s get to the third Multitasking: -Picture in Picture

Despite its significant impact on WWDC15, Picture-in-picture is one of the least known of the three modes of multitasking that were shown in the presentation of iOS in September. Picture-in-Picture allows us to play and watch videos while performing other actions such as using apps, browsing the web, play games, and Mancuso!

Picture-in-Picture Multitasking

Let’s talk about its Compatibility

Picture-in-picture work on iPad Mini 2, 3, 4, iPad Air, iPad 2 and iPad Air Pro. The applications that picture-in-picture supports are: Videos, FaceTime, Safari and third-party applications. YouTube is updated hopefully soon!

Now move on to activating Picture-in-picture on iPad

We can turn on this feature of multitasking on the iPad through two simple methods. The first and easiest is to press directly the Home button (start button) once we are watching a video in full screen. The video is automatically maintained in the foreground while we interact with other apps.

The second method is to click on a new button that appears to play a video, it’s on the lower right corner of the video. If we want to get back to normal, just have to re-click this button and go. Furthermore, and finally, we can resize the video while in use or place them in any of the four corners of the screen of your iPad.

As time passes it approaches more and more applications (perhaps even games), they are upgraded to become part of the three new forms of multitasking for iOS 9. For which apps you have more desire to try in Split View and Slide Over: Facebook, YouTube or Instagram…?

I hope this tutorial will increase your awareness, if you have any questions or suggestions you are welcome, do comments at the bottom of this article. What do you think about the new multitasking features of iOS 9 for iPad? Which one do you prefer and what you think that will bring greater productivity to mobile devices from Apple?

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