How to create virtual desktops in Windows 11

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did a company Microsoft is improving the feature virtual desktops In Windows 11 it became very easy to create it. In addition, you can customize them by inserting a custom background, making it easier for you to distinguish between them.

Create a virtual desktop in Windows 11

Virtual desktops in Windows 11 can be created easily in two ways:

First, click on the Virtual Desktops icon in the taskbar, then choose New Desktop.

You can also press Win + Ctrl + D on your keyboard to create a virtual desktop directly.

To switch between them you can click the task view icon or use the Alt-Tab key combination, which takes you to all the applications on one desktop and then to the applications on the next.

You can also personalize your desktops by allocating each of them to a separate function, and add a background to stand out between them. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Click View Tasks on the taskbar.
  • Right-click on the desktop you want to change.
  • Select the option to choose wallpaper from the menu that appears.

  • The Personalization settings screen appears. Click on the background option.
  • On the next screen you can choose either an image for your background, a color, or the arrangement of a slideshow.

How to create virtual desktops in Windows 11

How to customize virtual desktops

When creating multiple desktops that are named by default Desktop 1, Desktop 2, and so on, in this case you can easily change the names and give each desktop a name to make it easier to distinguish between them.

To do this, follow these steps.

  • Click on the Task View icon or hover your mouse over it.
  • Once the desktop appears, click on the name above.
  • Type the new name in the box that appears.

And if you want to change the arrangement of the virtual desktops to make it easier to remember when to use them, you can hover your mouse over the task view icon, then drag and drop the desktop you want to move to its new location.

You can also use an app on one desktop and open it in another, for example you can use Chrome to look at Twitter on one desktop and do some searching on another.

While this is useful, you may want to run the same application with the same data on each or all of your desktops. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Click on the Task View icon in the taskbar.
  • Right-click on the application you want to use on the other desktop.
  • Select the Show this window on all desktops option if you want to duplicate a single window of this app.
  • Select the Show windows from this app on all desktop option if you want the app to be duplicated in whatever window you’re using.

How to create virtual desktops in Windows 11

Read also: What is the future of Windows 10 after the announcement of Windows 11





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