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Twitch Rolls Out iOS 9 Multitasking Support

Twitch rolled out the long awaited iOS 9 multitasking support for their iPad app. There are three major key features you need to know about. Below you can see which feature does what and if your device supports the iOS 9 multitasking update. We are happy they finally rolled this update out, now you never have to miss a minute of Twitch!

Along with the iOS 9 roll out, clicking a Twitch link anywhere on your iOS device will now redirect you to the Twitch app. They also updated Airplay options, if you want to use Airplay mode, enable it from your device’s control center.

Click here to download the update

Slide Over:

Slide Over

Slide Over

Wanna look up speedrunning strategies or check Reddit without leaving Trihex’s broadcast? Just use the Slide Over mode to quickly move between the two apps. Watch the video here

*Supported by iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, and iPad Mini 4

Split View:

Split View

Split View

With Split View you can divide your screen however you want and still use both apps. Live-tweeting a broadcast has never been easier. Watch the video here

*Supported by iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4

Picture In Picture:

Picture In Picture

Picture In Picture

Now you can pop out our video player and watch a broadcast even when you’re outside of our app. For example, you can play Hearthstone and watch it at the same time. It’s all very meta. Watch the video here

*Supported by iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, and iPad Mini 4

via Twitch Blog

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