Whether you’re an experienced user or just starting out, these Windows 11 shortcuts are guaranteed to boost productivity, optimize efficiency, and transform the way you work. From effortless copying and quick undo actions to mastering the art of window snapping, our experts are here to guide you with their top tips and tricks to master Windows 11.
<Quickly Change Settings>
WINDOWS KEY + A: Changes settings like brightness, volume, Wi-Fi, screen snipping, etc.
<Organize Open Apps>
WINDOWS KEY + Z: Arrange your apps in a snap layout to maximize screen space and productivity.
<Search For Anything>
WINDOWS KEY + S: Quickly search for anything from people, emails, and files to public web pages.
<Quickly Take Screenshots>
WINDOWS KEY + SHIFT + S: Take screenshots of your full screen or only a selected portion.
<Personalize With Widgets>
WINDOWS KEY + W: Or swipe the bottom left of your screen to create and view widgets such as Outlook Calendar, Weather, and To-Do.
START > SETTINGS > ACCESSIBILITY > TEXT SIZE: Increase the size of text for easier readability.
<Declutter Your Desktop>
WINDOWS KEY + D: Quickly minimize and open all active desktop apps.
<Use Multiple Desktops With One Screen>
SWIPE UP WITH FOUR FINGERS: Create new desktop screens, and swipe left or right with four fingers to navigate between them.
<Save Items To Your Clipboard>
WINDOWS KEY + V: Save recently copied or cut items to your clipboard. Paste them into other apps or sync them across devices.
<Quickly Navigate Windows>
WINDOWS KEY + TAB: Quickly switch between open windows, apps, or virtual desktops.
<Quickly Lock Your Screen>
WINDOWS KEY + L: Quickly lock your screen when walking away from your device. Protect data on your computer with this shortcut.
<Align Start Button Back The Left Of The Taskbar>
RIGHT-CLICK BLANK AREA ON THE TASKBAR > TASKBAR SETTINGS > PERSONALIZATION > ‘TASKBAR BEHAVIORS’ DROPDOWN + SEE MORE SETTINGS > SET THE TASKBAR ALIGNMENT TO LEFT
<Dark Mode For Your Desktop>
RIGHT-CLICK EMPTY SECTION OF DESKTOP > PERSONALIZE > COLOR SECTION > SELECT DARK FROM ‘CHOOSE YOUR MODE’ DROPDOWN MENU