How to switch between desktops Windows 10? In Windows 10 you will get a feature to add multiple virtual desktops that allow you to create a separate desktop at a time in which you can open apps and do your work.
To operate a virtual desktop with keyboard shortcuts is an effective and fast way to do your work faster rather than a mouse.
Here we will see how to switch between desktops Windows 10 with keyboard shortcut key, Windows 10 touchpad gestures, and in all Windows versions like Windows 7, Windows 10, etc.
Keyboard shortcut to switch between desktops Windows 10
Windows key + Tab: This combination of keys will open the new Task View. After opening the task view, you will see which application or a task list is running on a current Window and you can use the Windows 10 virtual desktop switcher at the top of the screen to switch between virtual desktops namely + New desktop. This is especially for Windows 10.
Windows key + Ctrl + D: This is for a new desktop keyboard shortcut in Windows 10. This shortcut will work for Windows 10 only.
Ctrl + Windows key + Right arrow and Ctrl + Windows key + Left arrow: After creating a new desktop you can move between desktops Windows 10 by using the given shortcut.
Alt + Tab: This combination is quite common and the old one. Pressing the Alt + Tab key allows you to switch between your open Windows quickly. With the Alt key still pressed, tap Tab again to flip between Windows, and then release the Alt key to select the current window.
Ctrl + Alt + Tab: This combination of keys works the same as Alt +Tab, but you don’t have to hold down the Alt key, the Window will stay on screen until you release all the keys. Use Tab or arrow keys to move between the Windows. Press Enter to select the current Window.
Alt + Tab and Ctrl + Alt + Tab command will work and functions the same in Windows 7 as mentioned above.
How to Switch between Desktops in Windows 10 using Touchpad
Maybe sometimes your keyboard keys do not work, then how to switch between desktops in Windows 10 in this type of situation.
You can use your finger on the “Precision Touchpad” of your laptop for switching between Windows desktops. You can use some touchpad gestures to toggle between Windows apps and for controlling virtual desktops in Windows 10.
For switching, there are two options, Three-finger gestures, and Four-finger gestures.
If you have open multiple apps, then to switch between your open Windows apps, put Three-fingers on the touchpad and move your fingers either left or right direction.
If you have opened multiple desktops, then to switch between your virtual desktops in Windows 10 put your Four-fingers on the touchpad and swipe in the left or right direction one by one.
Laptop which has Precision Touchpad-
- HP 15 Laptop 15-dy2021nr
- Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K
- Acer SF314-43-R2YY
- Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R14K
How to Switch between Tabs in Chrome
Shortcut to switch between tabs in chrome
Ctrl+Tab: For switching between open tabs in any browser, you can use Ctrl+Tab shortcuts key. OR Suppose whatever Tabs are open on your browser and want to open directly or navigate between tabs with keyboard shortcuts you can use Ctrl + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7, etc).
Open previous closed tabs
If you have accidentally closed the Chrome tab and want to restore the previous tab, get it back by right-clicking in the tab bar and selecting “Reopen closed tab” from the popup menu.
You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T on your keyboard to reopen the last closed tab.
How to reopen closed Tabs in any browser