Enable Split Keyboard on the iPad Air 2

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  1. 1
    In order to enable the split keyboard on the iPad, tap on the "Settings" option first.
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    From "Settings", tap on "General".
    This will open up the "General" panel.
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    Scroll the "General" panel down until you find "Keyboard".
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  4. 4
    Tap on "Keyboard".
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    Then, confirm that "Split Keyboard" is turned on.
    If "Split Keyboard" is turned off. There will be a little white circle with a gray area around it.
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    If "Split Keyboard" is turned off, tap on its toggle.
    The toggle will switch to the color green, which indicates that the option is turned on.
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    Press the home button.
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    Open any application where you normally type.
    Let's open the Messages application by tapping on it.
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    Now, tap on the message section.
    This is where we would normally enter a new message.
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    To enable the split keyboard, tap and hold the keyboard icon in the bottom-right side.
    This opens up a pop-up menu.
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    Drag your finger to "Split".
    It will turn blue.
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    Release the screen.
    The keyboard will split up. You will have a keyboard part on either side.
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    To switch the keyboard back to normal, simply tap and hold the keyboard icon.
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    Drag your finger to "Dock and Merge".
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    Release the screen.
    Your keyboard will move to the bottom and merge.
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