How to split screen on an iPad

Apple's iPad version of split screen is called Split View. This allows you to work with multiple apps simultaneously on your iPad, and has been a feature since 2015. You may want to check our iPad generations guide to read more about your model as Stage Manager, slightly different to Split View, only works with an M1 processor. 

Regardless, if you’re asking ‘Why can't I find the multitasking button on my iPad?’, opening two different apps side by side is very easy to do. Here’s how: 

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Ben is an artist and illustrator based in Bristol. He works in traditional woodcut, drawing and digital mediums. For Creative Bloq, he reviews drawing tablets and styluses, as well as the latest and greatest digital software for artists. His artwork has been exhibited across Bristol, and his words have also appeared in ImagineFX magazine.