Windows 10 Shortcuts. Minimise, Maximise, Snap Window, Virtual Desktop

Here are 10 keyboard shortcuts you should learn to navigate Windows 10 without causing headaches. Do you often have apps that you cannot maximise because it’s hidden somewhere in corner of a monitor? Then these tips should help.

Snap window to the left side of the screen: Windows key + Left

Snap window to the right side of the screen: Windows key + Right

Snap window to a quadrant: After snapping the window left or right, Windows key + Up or Down

Maximise window: Without snapping window left or right, Windows key + Up

Minimise window: Without snapping window left or right, Windows key + Down

Task view (view all virtual desktops): Windows key + Tab

Create new virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + D

Close current virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + F4

Move to next virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + Right

Go back to previous virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + Left

You can also minimise or maximise or maximise using the Task Manager. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager. Click on the expand arrow of the open App on the Process Tab (first tab) to expand. Right click the chosen app and select ‘Minimise’ or ‘Maximise’.