How to Use Multiple Desktops on Windows 10

For organizing the multiple projects that are all ongoing but are unrelated, using multiple desktops is a great idea. And with Windows 10 this has become easy. Windows 10 multiple desktops are really useful when you want to work on completely different tasks and want to keep your projects in secrecy.  This article will instruct you on how to use and set up Windows multiple desktops.How to Use Multiple Desktops on Windows 10

Methods to Use Multiple Desktops on Windows 10

1. Creating a new virtual desktop on Windows 10

  1.  In the taskbar click the ‘Task View’ button which looks like a square over a rectangle. The shortcut key for this is Windows key + Tab.How to Use Multiple Desktops on Windows 10
  2. You will find ‘ New Desktop’ in the bottom right corner of you screen. Click on it.

If you use the shortcut key ‘Ctrl + Windows key + D’ on your keyboard, the Windows 10 virtual desktop will be created instantly.

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2. Switching between Windows 10 multiple desktops.

  1. In your taskbar click the ‘Task View’ button which looks like a square over a rectangle. The shortcut key for this is Windows key + Tab.
  2. Click ‘Desktop 2’ or any other from the multiple desktops on Windows 10 that you’ve created.

Switching back to your previous desktop is equally easy. For that you have to follow the same steps as above, choosing Desktop 1 from your Windows 10 multiple desktops. Shortcut keys for switching between multiple desktops on Windows 10 available on your keyboard is ‘Ctrl + Windows key + Left and right arrow’. Switching between multiple desktops on Windows 10 is as easy as a four-finger swipe left or right to switch between multiple desktops.

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3. Moving windows between Windows 10 multiple desktops

Moving window between Windows 10 multiple desktops can be done in two ways. You can either click and drag windows or else you can right-click the window and use the menu. Both are explained under.

Click-and-drag method

  1.  In your taskbar click the ‘Task View’ button which looks like a square over a rectangle. The shortcut key on your keyboard for this is Windows key + Tab.
  2. Click and hold the window you want to move.
  3. Drag and release the window on an alternate desktop.

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Right-click menu method

  1.  In your taskbar click the ‘Task View’ button which looks like a square over a rectangle. The shortcut key on your keyboard for this is Windows key + Tab.
  2. Right-click on the window that you want to move to another desktop.
  3. Take your cursor over ‘Move to’.
  4. Click the desktop to which you would like to move the window.

By using these two ways, you can keep moving windows between Windows 10 multiple desktops as many time as you require.

4. Duplicating windows across Windows 10 multiple desktops

The duplication of Windows across Windows 10 multiple desktops can be done following these steps.

  1. In your taskbar click the Task View button which looks like a square over a rectangle. The shortcut key on your keyboard for this is Windows key + Tab.
  2. Right-click an active window.
  3.  To duplicate a single window click ‘Show this window on all desktops’ to duplicate a single window.
  4.  To duplicate all windows from one app click ‘Show windows from this app on all desktops’

Conclusion

That’s it! These are the 4 best methods to Use Multiple Desktops on Windows 10. I hope this article helped you to get what you were looking for. If you found this post helpful, then share it with your friends and social media websites, who are still looking for the same. Also, if you have any query, doubts or suggestions, then let me know in the comment section below

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