Switch between Windows Using Keyboard in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to switch between Windows with a keyboard shortcut on a Windows 8 computer.

Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas63 671639.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing that we need to do is open some Windows by double clicking on some icons.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas15 723594.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  2. 2
    We have two Windows here, and to switch between these Windows without a mouse, we have to press and hold the "Alt" key, then press "Tab" on the keyboard.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas26 335085.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  3. 3
    If we hold "Alt" and press "Tab" once, it will go to the window on the right side.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas43 529578.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  4. 4
    If we hit "Tab" once more, it will go to the right side again.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas47 377661.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  5. 5
    To move it to the left side, hold "Shift" and "Alt", and press "Tab".
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas51 826227.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  6. 6
    We can also press and hold the "Alt" key after we have pressed "Tab" at least once, and then move it with the arrow keys.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas65 778025.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  7. 7
    We can do the same thing by clicking the mouse.
    Switch between windows using keyboard on windows 8.mp4-canvas69 549122.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

  8. 8
    This concludes the tutorial on how to switch between Windows with a keyboard shortcut on a Windows 8 computer.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help

    Advertisement

Video: Switch between Windows Using Keyboard in Windows 8

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.




Creatura
Featured Author
651 Articles Started
871 Article Edits
40,075 Points
Creatura is a featured author with VisiHow. Creatura has achieved the level of "Captain" with 40,075 points. Creatura has started 651 articles (including this one) and has also made 871 article edits. 283,000 people have read Creatura's article contributions.
Creatura's Message Board
Creatura: Hi, my name is Creatura.
Creatura: Can I help you with your problem about "Switch between Windows Using Keyboard in Windows 8"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 199 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No