Split View and Slide Over mode on iPad

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On the iPad’s larger screen, you can get more of the desktop experience by tiling two Vivaldi windows or a Vivaldi window with another app side by side. In addition, you can open Vivaldi in Slide Over mode for a quick check of the app, while doing something else on your iPad.

Split View with Vivaldi

Open new windows

There are a few ways you can open a new Vivaldi window in split view on an iPad.

Option 1

  1. Open the  Vivaldi menu.
  2. Select New Window.

The new window will create a split view with the window you already had open.

Vivaldi browser on an iPad. The main menu is open, highlighting the New Window option.

Option 2

  1. If Vivaldi is pinned to the dock, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to display the dock.
  2. Long-press on Vivaldi’s icon on the dock.
  3. Drag it either to the left or right side of the screen to create a split view.

Option 3

  1. Long-press on a link on a web page.
  2. Select Open in New Window.

Option 4

  1. Tap on the Multitasking button at the top of the screen.
  2. At the bottom, where other open Vivaldi windows are displayed, tap on the new window button.

Resize windows

To make one window bigger than the other:

  1. Tap and hold your finger on the line between the two windows.
  2. Slide your finger towards either side to resize the tiled windows.

View all open Vivaldi windows

To view all windows, either:

  • Tap on the multitasking button at the top of the screen. All windows will appear at the bottom of the screen. Tap on one to bring it into focus.
  • Open iPad’s App Switcher to view all Vivaldi windows together with other apps.

Move tabs to other windows

It’s not possible to move tabs from one Vivaldi window to another, but you can open a duplicate.

  1. Open the Tab Switcher in the window from which you want to move the tab.
  2. Long-press and drag the tab you want to move from one window to the other.
  3. Drop the tab on the Tab Bar to open it in the second window.

Close windows

To close a Vivaldi window:

  1. Swipe from the bottom of the screen to open the App Switcher.
  2. Locate the Vivaldi window you want to close.
  3. Swipe it off the screen.

Slide Over mode

Open Vivaldi in Slide Over mode

To open Vivaldi in a smaller window on top of another app or Vivaldi window:

  1. Open Vivaldi.
  2. Tap on the multitasking button at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Slide Over mode.
  4. Select the app you want to open Vivaldi on top of.
A web page with a dark theme in Slide Over mode over a light themed web page.
A web page with a dark theme in Slide Over mode over a light themed web page.

Revert to full-screen

To open Vivaldi in Slide Over mode back in full-screen view:

  1. Tap on the multitasking button at the top of the slide-over window.
  2. Select the full-screen option.

Close Slide Over mode

To close a slide-over window:

  1. Swipe from the bottom of the screen to open the App Switcher.
  2. Swipe to the view that displays all apps open in Slide Over mode.
  3. Locate the Vivaldi window you want to close.
  4. Swipe it off the screen.

More info on multitasking on iPads can be found on Apple’s Support pages.