Snap a Window to a Screen Side in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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Steps

  1. 1
    We need to open up some Windows applications
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    Let's go ahead and open two of them.
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  2. 2
    We can snap a window to the right side
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  3. 3
    We can snap a window to the left side
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  4. 4
    We can maximize a window
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    We can revert a window back from the full-screen mode
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    We can move a window with a mouse
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    We can move a window to the left side completely
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    We will see a small rectangle forming through the center of the screen. That means that if we let go of the mouse button, the window will snap to the left side. On the right side, we will have suggestions on which Windows or applications should be on the right side.
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    If we click a suggested window, it will snap to the right side
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    If we click anywhere outside the suggested Windows, we will keep the last desktop used
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    To snap off a window, we simply need to click and move it
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    There is also another way to do the same with keyboard shortcuts.
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    We make a window active
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    For example, Calendar.
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  12. 12
    We press the Windows key and the left arrow on the keyboard
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    The window will snap to the left.
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  13. 13
    We press the Windows key and the right arrow
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    The window will go back.
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  14. 14
    We press the Windows key and the right arrow again
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    The window will snap to the right.
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  15. 15
    We press the Windows key and the up arrow on the keyboard
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    The window will snap to the upper side.
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    We press the Windows key and the up arrow on the keyboard again
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    The window will be maximized.
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    We press the Windows key, the left arrow, and then the up arrow
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    The window will snap to the upper-left corner.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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