How to Split Your Screen in Windows 10

How to Split Your Screen in Windows 10

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Watching a Red Sox game on Sunday evening and an email from your boss that you need to reply urgently can be frustrating! That’s when you realize you need more than one screen. You need a screen to check out the game and another to reply to the email. Wish you could split your screen in Windows 10? These situations could also come when you are writing an article on one screen and read from another, but what if getting another screen is not the option?

You can use the space that you have to make the best of it. With Windows 10, you will get options that allow you to split your screen into different sections and use your keyboard to move among the windows around.

 Steps To Enable Multitasking or Snap Assist on Windows 10

The feature Multitasking enables you to split your screen in Windows 10. To check whether multitasking in Windows 10 is enabled or not, follow these steps:

  • Press Windows and I to get Settings.
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  • On the Settings window, click System->Multitasking.
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The option is enabled by default, but you might have disabled the option for some reason. So, before starting it is better to check twice.

Steps To Split Your Screen Into Two Windows

Note: This method requires a mouse to be used, so if you are working on a laptop, make sure you have a mouse (wireless or wired) connected to it.

  • You can press the Windows key along with the left or right key to move an open window to the left or right side of the screen.
  • Once a window is a shift to the left or right side at the screen, you will see all the other windows open on the other side to choose from to be on either side of the screen.
  • You can use arrow keys to move between windows. Press Enter to select the window and to minimize a Windows key along with Down arrow.

Steps To Split Your Screen Into Four Windows

If you think two screens are not enough, then there is Good news, you can get four windows opened on the screen at the same time. One method is to open four windows and adjust them on the screen using the mouse. Drag them to the four corners and work on them.

  • Previously, we used right and left arrows to adjust two windows. Open two windows and open by open.
  • Then, for four windows to open, you need to use Windows key along with Up or Down arrow keys to choose the side of all your windows you want to be opened on the screen.
  • The window will go in either of the corners chosen and others will appear for you to choose in the position.

Repeat the process until you have all the four windows open. You can also adjust the size of the window, that means one window can bigger than the other.

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Author’s Tip

Using so many windows at a time, your computer must have to work hard to run smoothly. So getting an optimization tool can work. One of the best PC optimizers, Advanced System Optimizer will help you to speed up your PC’s performance.

How To Disable Multitasking or Snap Assist on Windows 10?

 To disable multitasking in Windows 10, follow these steps:

  • Press Windows and I to get Settings.
  • On the Settings window, click System.
  • Now On System page, from the left side of the page, click MultiTasking.

There will be a bunch of settings under Work with multiple windows, you can toggle it to turn off or put or remove a checkmark to disable the options.

So, in this way, you can get split your screen in Windows 10 into two or four using snap assist on Windows 10, which is better than getting multiple monitors. Getting different monitors or splitting the screen into two or four, what would you choose? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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