Using the split screen function of Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can split the screen into multiple sections, which allows you to complete various tasks without switching windows, which can bring great convenience and improve your work efficiency. This article will introduce the method of split screen in Windows 10 and Windows 11, I hope it will be helpful to you.
Split screen in Windows 10 and Windows 11 uses the Snap windows function that comes with the Windows system. Therefore, before starting the split screen operation, please make sure that the Snap windows function has been turned on on your computer. If your PC is Windows 10 or 11, please follow the steps below to enable Snap windows
The method of opening "Snap windows" in Windows 10 and 11 systems is the same, except that there are only 3 options under Windows 10 system, and 6 options under Windows 11 system.
This method is also applicable to Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems, and it is faster and more accurate than dragging. Arguably the easiest split-screen method. While holding down the Windows button, press any direction key (↑←→) to divide the screen into half of the screen up and down or left and right, and then press ← or → when splitting the screen up and down to divide the screen into Quarter screen (pressing ↑ or ↓ when splitting the screen left and right can also divide the screen into a quarter screen). Divide the screen into the ratio you want, release the Windows key, and click the application in other windows to fill the split-screen window.
If you want to make the split-screen window fill the full screen again, you can click the zoom function in the upper right corner, or you can press Windows+↑ to switch the small window to full-screen mode.
The above two split-screen methods are applicable to windows 10 and windows 11 systems, because they both use the "Snap windows" function. But compared to Windows 10, Windows 11 has a new feature called "Snap Layouts", which can provide more split-screen methods. Compared with Windows 10, there are 2 more ways to divide the screen into 3 vertical small screens The layout of the implementation method is as follows:
If you don't want to turn off "Snap windows" completely, but just want to disable some of its functions, you can uncheck some of the checkboxes below.
On Windows 10/11, there is a very simple split-screen method. Drag the application window to the left or right side of the screen until the split-screen prompt box appears and release it to split the screen. You can also press Win+↑←→direction keys to split the screen. Windows 11 can press the Win+Z key to select split-screen mode.
On Windows 10 and 11, press Win + any arrow key on the left or right to split the screen, and Windows 11 can press the Win + Z key to select the split screen mode.
On Windows 10/11, press Win + ← or →, you can put two tabs side by side.