After the official launch of iOS 9, Apple finally introduced multitasking on their iPad devices. But iOS multitasking goes far beyond the functions Slide Over, Split View and Picture-in-Picture and so on.
There are numerous tactile gestures, features and tricks that allow iPad users to enjoy multitasking and its advantages. And in this article, we will explain to you all the possible iPad multitasking tricks.
Today we will share a series of additional iPad tricks that you may have overlooked so far.
iPad Multitasking Tricks
Let us see what are all the tips and tricks are included in this list.
1. Change apps with the Dock
While you are using any application, you can activate the Dock by sliding your finger up from the bottom of your iPad to switch to another application.
2. Return to the home screen
You can return to the home screen using a tactile gesture, just hold four or five fingers on the screen and close them to the palm of your hand.
3. How to switch between apps
There are many ways to enjoy the multitasking of iOS 12. If you are using an application and want to change to another one more quickly, slide with four or five fingers on the screen to one side to return to the recently opened application.
4. Take a look at other apps
Yes, you can take a look at other apps content without changing to another application. You can take a quick look by using the previous function (sliding four fingers) between different apps.
5. How to open the App Switcher
It is possible to activate the App Switcher and the Control Center to choose (and close) between all your open applications by simply sliding a finger up on the screen.
6. How to close applications on iPad
After opening the Control Center and the App Switcher of iOS 11, you only have to swipe up on the application you want to close.
7. How to start Slide Over
You can use Slide Over to use a foreground application while another second app is in the background dragging an application from the Dock to the centre of the screen.
8. How to start Split View in iPad Pro or any iPad
To activate the Split View function and use two apps in split screen, you will have to drag an application from the Dock to the edge of one side of your iPad.
9. How to activate Split View from the home screen
It is also possible to open two applications in Split View mode from the home screen. You just have to keep the icon of an app pressed, click on another app, and drop it on the side.
10. Identify grouped apps
By using Split View, you can group several applications. Take a look at the Control Center and you’ll see how you can close both at once.
11. Close application groups
Obviously, you can close the grouped applications from the Control Center of iOS 11 and above.
12. How to replace apps in Split View
With Split View active, drag a new application from the iOS 11 Dock to the application you want to replace.
13. Resize in Split View
You can resize each application in Split View by keeping your finger pressed on the line that divides each app and moving it to the side.
14. Exchange the position of the apps in Split View
It is also possible to exchange their positions by keeping one finger pressed on top of one application to where the other is.
15. How to replace an app in Slide Over
You can replace an app in Slide Over by simply dragging a new app from the Dock.
16. How to open apps with active
Slide Over Another of the most interesting functions of the iPad multitasking is to keep the Slide Over function active while you open another app in the background from your Dock.
17. How to hide apps with Slide Over
You can hide an application while using the Slide Over function by sliding your finger from the top of the app to the right side of your iPad.
18. How to go from Slide Over to Split View
If you want to quickly move from Slide Over to Split View on your iPad, swipe your finger from the top of the application in Slide Over up or down.
19. How to go from Split View to Slide-Over
You will only have to follow the same process in reverse, that is, by sliding your finger from the top of the app in Split View down.
20. How to activate Slide Over and Split View
Additionally, you can also activate Split View and then Slide Over (drop the app on the line that divides both apps) to use three applications at the same time.
21. How to use three apps at the same time
You can interact with all three applications at the same time (iPad Pro) by sliding your finger up, pressing links, and even dragging items from one app to another.
22. How to convert Slide Over into a Split View window in iPad
To carry out this trick, you will have to keep your finger pressed at the top of an app in Slide Over and drag to an app in Split View.
23. How to activate Picture-in-Picture
Many applications, such as Safari, have a special button to enable Picture-in-Picture in the user interface of full-screen video playback. But it can also be enabled by pressing the start button on the iPad.
24. How to use Spotlight in iOS multitasking
You can use Cmd + Space on a keyboard to perform a search in Spotlight while you are using iOS multitasking.
25. How to switch between apps with a keyboard
And, finally, you can also use Cmd + Tab to change between the different open apps.
These are the 25 amazing iPad multitasking tricks that save us most of the time. I hope this article helps you to work easily on your iPad device and if you have any questions regarding the above tricks let us know them in the below comment box and we will sort out them for you.
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