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Gmail for iPad update adds support for Split View multitasking

Google has updated its Gmail app for iPad to add long-awaited Split View multitasking support.

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IANS  |  New Delhi 

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has updated its app for to add long-awaited Split View multitasking support.

With the Split View feature, one will be able to open while checking schedule in Calendar to confirm a meeting time, or drag and drop pictures from Photos into an email.

"You can use and Google Calendar at the same time with Split View to check your schedule before replying to an email to confirm a meeting time. Or, you can easily drag and drop pictures from Google Photos into an email without leaving Gmail," the company said in a statement.

The feature is available immediately to all G Suite and personal Google Accounts.

To enter Split View from Gmail, one will have to turn on multitasking on Then, swipe up from the bottom of screen, and drag the app want to run alongside Gmail to the left or right edge of the screen.

Apple first added the split view feature to the back in 2015, with iOS 9 and Google added Split View support for Docs, Sheets as well as Slides in 2016.



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First Published: Wed, July 08 2020. 14:26 IST