Life is busy. Multitasking is essential for anyone struggling to balance work, play, and the demands of daily life. Whether you’re on a laptop, phone, desktop, or tablet, splitting your screen enables you to get more done while keeping an eye on the big picture. It’s as close as we get to being in several places at once. Here’s how to use split-screen features on all the top platforms.
How to Use Split Screen on a Windows Computer
Microsoft calls the split-screen feature Snap. You will find it in Windows 10, but it has a few extra features in Windows 11. Here’s how to use it:
- Click on the title bar of any open app or window and drag it to the edge of your screen.
- When your cursor hits the edge, it will show you the space the window will fill, and you can let go to activate it.
- You will see Snap Assist suggestions on the opposite side of the screen. Click on any other open app or window to fill that side.
- If you want to resize the windows, simply hover over the line in the middle until the cursor changes to two arrows, and then click and drag.
You can also use keyboard shortcuts, which can be easier. Here’s how: