How to Use Split Keyboard on iPad – iOS 10, iOS 11


Split Keyboard on iPad

If you are using iPad with iOS 11 or iOS 10, then you must try split keyboard. Split keyboard can be used within all keyboard supported application. Until now you had used normal keyboard on your iPad, but if split keyboard settings on then you can split iPad keyboard anytime using gestures or via specific key on keyboard.

Note: Split keyboard support is available on iPad only for iOS 10 and iOS 11.

 

How to Enable Split Keyboard Support on iPad:

 

#1) Open Settings App

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#2) Tap General >> Keyboard

How to Use Split Keyboard on iPad

 

#3) Toggle “Split Keyboard” ON

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How to Use Split Keyboard iPad iOS 11

 
 

How to Split Keyboard – Using Key:

 

#1) Open any keyboard supported App e.g. Notes, Message

– Open Keyboard to edit text.
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#2) Long press “keyboard” key (at bottom right), Do not lift finger.

– It will open submenu for that key.
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#3) Do not lift finger just move to “Split” option, then lift it.

– It will split keyboard to left and right side of iPad.
How to Use Split Keyboard iPad iOS 10
How to Use Split Keyboard iPad iOS 11

 
 

How to Merge Keyboard – Using Key:

#1) Long press “keyboard” key (at bottom right), Do not lift finger.

– It will open submenu for that key.
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#2) Do not lift finger, just move to “Dock & Merge” option, then lift it.

– It will merge keyboard.
Use Split Keyboard iPad iOS 10
Use Split Keyboard iPad iOS 11

 
 

How to Split Keyboard – Using Gestures:

Swipe Outwards from middle of full keyboard.

– It will split keyboard.
Split Keyboard on iPad
How to Use Split Keyboard iPad

 

How to Merge Keyboard – Using Gestures:

Swipe Inwards from split keyboard.

– It will merge keyboard.
Use Split Keyboard iPad
Use Split Keyboard iPad