iOS 9: How to use Split View on the iPad

Split View multitasking in iOS 9 lets you run two apps side by side on the iPad

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iOS 9 takes the iPad's multitasking capabilities to a new level with Split View. Split View lets you run two apps side by side on your iPad. This can be incredibly helpful when you need to copy and paste something from one app to the other, for example.

In this tip I'll show you how to use Split View on the iPad. But please note that Split View only works with the iPad Air 2 or newer iPads. Older iPads are limited to the Slide Over feature which I covered in a separate tip yesterday.

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To use Split View, just tap the middle right side of your iPad's screen and then swipe to the left to open the Slide Over sidebar.

How to use Split View multitasking on the iPad

Just follow these simple steps to use Split View multitasking on your iPad:

1. Open the first app that you want to use in Split View.

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