Virtual desktop in Windows 10
Virtual desktop in Windows 10

One of the useful features that helps you increase productivity while you work, as it allows you to organize applications and windows open on your computer in separate groups according to purpose, which helps you to reduce scattering.

Windows 10 allows you to add an unlimited number of virtual desktops quickly and easily, for example: you can create a virtual desktop that includes the applications that you use while working, and a second virtual desktop that includes entertainment applications, a third includes applications that you use in a project, and other That is a lot depending on the nature of your business. You can also manage how to display your virtual desktops, and easily transfer applications between them.

Here's how to use the default desktop feature in Windows 10 to organize tasks:

First, how to create a new virtual desktop:

Click the Task View button on the taskbar, or press the (Windows logo and Tab) buttons on the keyboard.
Click the "New desktop" button in the upper-left corner.

The currently open desktop on your computer will appear as (Desktop 1) click on the thumbnail named (Desktop 2) to the right of it, where you will move to a new desktop that does not have any applications, and here you can launch the applications you want to work on.

You can also add a desktop quickly without entering the (Task View) pane using the keyboard shortcut by pressing the button (Windows logo, Ctrl and D) at the same time.

The Start menu and taskbar are available on every virtual desktop, but you will only see icons in the taskbar for programs you have opened in this workspace, and also when using the keyboard shortcut (Alt + Tab) to navigate between open applications, you will only see programs related to the specific desktop .

Second, how to move between multiple desktops:

Click the Task View button on the taskbar, you will see the desktops you created.

Click on the desktop you want to switch to, where you will go to it, and the applications you are working on on the current desktop will continue to run.

Another way to quickly switch between multiple desktops is keyboard shortcuts:

Click the button (Windows logo, Ctrl and left arrow) to move to the desktop on the left.

Press the button (Windows logo, Ctrl and right arrow) to go to the desktop on the right.

Third; How to move applications and windows between desktops:

Click the Task View button on the taskbar, you will see the desktops you are working on.

Select the desktop from which you want to move applications, from which you will see the applications and windows open inside.

Select the application or window you want to move, and right click on it, you will see several options.


Click the Move to option, then choose the desktop you want to move to.

Fourthly; How to close open desktops:

Click the Task View button on the taskbar.

Select the desktop you want to close, a small (X) will appear in the upper right corner, click on it to close it.

Or you can press the keyboard shortcut (Windows logo, Ctrl and F4) as this will close the desktop you are currently using.