Although MacBook allows its users to work on two different applications simultaneously by splitting the screen, the feature can cause some inconvenience. For instance, you may find that the Apple Mail app randomly opens in split view even when you have set it to open in full-screen mode. Read along to find the solution to this problem.
How to fix Apple Mail app randomly opens in split view on MacBook?
When you’ve got limited screen space available, it can be hard to deal with such a bizarre situation where the Apple Mail app randomly opens in split-view even when other applications open normally in full-screen. So, if you aren’t that tech-savvy and think that you may not be able to cope without some expert help, refer to this tutorial!
- Open the mail app.
- Choose the Mail menu from the Menu bar.
- Select Preferences.
- Switch to the General section.
- Uncheck Prefer opening messages in split view when in full screen.
- Close the window to exit.
The Split View mode in MacBook is supported by all versions of macOS starting from OS X El Capitan to the latest – macOS Monterey
How do I stop emails from opening in split screen Mac?
When you use Mail full screen, it’s easy to read and write messages and access your Inbox at the same time. It’s a perfect orderly arrangement for copying and pasting text or attachments between messages.
Open the Mail app and select the Mail menu from the Menu bar in the upper-left corner of your Desktop screen.
Next, choose Preferences from the list of options displayed therein.
When the Preferences window opens, switch to the General tab.
In the General Preferences window that opens next, scroll down to the Prefer opening messages in split view when in full-screen option.
Now, simply uncheck the box marked next to this option to fix the issue.
Hereafter, you will no longer see the Apple mail app randomly opening in split-view on MacBook.
Hope that makes sense!