With all those features of IOS 11, you can say that iPad usage has revamped. Apple has an incessant history of making their hardware work tremendous backed with intuitive software updates. With IOS 11 features, iPad has bitten off more than one can chew. So, let’s take your productivity on a long and rapid drive with smart features. So, when there are a plethora of functional features, you need a complete and neat guide to make you understand how to make the ultimate and optimum use of these features. So, this might have aroused curiosity as to what are these features that are going to shape the future of iPad app development. So, let’s just stop talking and start exploring. Let’s first have a look on which iPads actually get to use this astounding multitasking features.
List of iPad supporting IOS 11
12.9 inch iPad Pro 2nd generation
12.9 inch iPad Pro 1st generation
10.5 inch iPad Pro
9.7 inch iPad Pro
iPad 5th generation
iPad Air 2
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini 2
Without spending even a single moment more in suspense, let’s just jump onto the fascinating features:
- Slide over on iPad by using split view
Now, this feature enables you to use two applications side by side. This is something I guess you already know. The fact that you are dispersed off from is that this feature has become even more functional and smooth. Opening split view and accessing apps have become easier than before. If you are unaware of how to use this, here’s a simple way. Open an app, pull the
Dock by swiping from the screen’s bottom. Drag the app that you intend to use on the right or left side of the screen. Now, you will be able to see a slide over tab with the new app placed on the top of the one which is already opened. No need to exit an app for using other. Isn’t it so much comforting?
- Swap apps in the split view
To swap among different iPad apps, you just need to swipe up from the screen’s bottom and bring the dock up. Drag the app up that you intend to use on the one that is already opened.
- Remove slide over app and over panel
For removing the slide over the panel, you just need to swipe to the right or left on your iPad screen. You can also slide it back anytime. For removing slide over the app, swipe right and you are done.
- Use app switcher on iPad
Basically, there are three ways through which you can use app switcher on the iPad. You just have to swipe up from the bottom of the screen by making use of four fingers. Another option is double pressing the home button. It consists of both the control center and App spaces for making the switching task extremely easy.
- Use drag and drop on iPad
With the intuitive feature of IOS 11, now sharing the items in between the apps is really simplified. With drag option, you can choose any text, photo, documents, URL and drop it into any app you want by Home button or Dock. When you want to drag anything, highlight it, tap it and hold the item. Bring up the Dock by swiping it up from the bottom part of the screen and then drop it in the app. Well, iPad app development company will have to work little more to make make their apps compatible with IOS 11 features. This is not limited to a single file, you can also drag and drop multiple files in a similar manner.
To use all this multitasking feature on iPad, you have enabled certain settings. Here’s what you need to do.
- Go to the settings option on your iPad.
- Select the general settings and choose multitasking option.
- Turn on the Gesture option.