How to Fix Split View Not Working on iPad Running iOS 10


If you just upgraded your iPad to iOS 10 and found that Split View not working in Safari or Message, you can find some solutions in this guide.


Oct. 10, 2016


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I upgraded to my iPad Pro from my iPad Air this week. I restored from my back up on iTunes. Secondly, my split screen/slide over will not work AT ALL. Has anyone else had this problem and how did you solve it without having to visit Apple?

-- A User from Apple Support Communities

iOS 9 introduces a great multitasking feature for iPad is called Split View, which allows users to run two active apps side-by-side. Now in iOS 10, Apple has improved Split View and enables users to view two websites side-by-side in Safari.

However, some iPad users reported that Split View not working after downloading iOS 10. This is disappointing, and in this post, we will show you some possible fixes to solve the problem. We hope it is helpful.

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Potential Solutions to Fix Split Screen Not Working on iPad in iOS 10

1. You should know that Split View is available only on the iPad Air 2, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4. If you find that Split View is not working on your iPad, you should firstly check your device compatibility.

2. Try restarting your iPad. Sometimes, a quick restart may clear up the issue.

3. Considering hard rebooting your iPad. Hold down the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons together for at least 10 seconds, or until you see the Apple logo.

4. Try restoring your iPad to factory settings via iTunes. Firstly make sure you’ve backed up your iPad > Open iTunes and Connect your iPad to computer > Click on Summary > Restore iPad.

5. If the problem persists, then it’s time to contact Apple or take your iPad to an Apple Store.

Also Read: How to Fix iOS 10 Safari Problems on iPhone iPad >

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