How to disable Split Screen in Safari on iPad

Safari on iPad has a convenient Split Screen View function that allows you to simultaneously view two sites at once

screen. Turning Split Screen on iPad is pretty easy, but turning it off is harder. Many users cannot figure out how to remove the split screen on the iPad, but in fact it is also not too difficult.

In this article we will tell you how to disablefunction in Safari on iPad for a while or in full. We will also explain how to close tabs in Safari Split View, and how to disable mode activation when using the tablet in horizontal mode.



how log off of regime Split view on iPad

If you have active Split Screen View, then you see in front of you two Safari tabs located next to each other. Here's how to exit the mode:

  1. Open the URL address bar in Safari by pulling the screen down to display the toolbar.
  2. Hold the tabs icon, which looks like two rectangles stacked on top of each other.



  1. In the menu that appears, select “Merge All Tabs”.

This will open normal mode with one Safari tab on the iPad screen.

You can also select the option “Close all windows” if you no longer need a browser. This will also disable Safari Split View.

This is the easiest way to exit Split Screen mode. However, there are other options.

How to exit the mode Split Screenclosing tabs

If you need to close Safari tabs immediately, this will also disable Split View.

  1. In Safari, drag the screen down to open the toolbar.
  2. Click on the small gray button (X) to close the tab.

close tab in split screen mode

  1. If several tabs are open in Safari, repeat the process for each of them until you close everything.

The button to close tabs in Safari Split View is very small and inconspicuous, so not everyone finds it.

How to disable the activation mode during rotation iPad

The only way to turn off mode activation when the iPad rotates is to exit Safari Split View. To do this, you can use one of the methods above.

When you exit the Safari Split Screen mode, when you rotate the iPad from vertical to horizontal, it does not automatically activate.

How to completely disable Split Screen at Safari

So far, the iPad is not possible completelydisable the Safari Split View function. Therefore, you can only exit the mode using the methods above, and then just not turn it on. Even if you turn off the multitasking features on the iPad, it will not affect the Safari Split View mode. The only option is simply not to use it.