You’ve probably heard about Windows 10 and Windows 11’s tablet mode, but what is it exactly? How do you use it?
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In this post, we’ll show you how to enable and use tablet mode in both versions of Windows. Tablet mode is especially useful if you’re using a laptop with a touchscreen, as it makes the interface more touch-friendly.
How to Turn on Tablet Mode in Windows 10
To turn on Tablet Mode in Windows 10, follow these steps:
1. Open the Start Menu by clicking on the Windows icon in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
2. In the menu that pops up, click on “Settings”.
3. In the Settings menu, click on “System”.
4. On the System window, locate and click on the ” Tablet Mode” tile.
Depending on your preference, you can either enable tablet mode for each time you are signed in, or each time you switch to tablet mode (i.e., convert your computer to tablet). To enable tablet mode for either method, you should toggle the drop-down, and select “Always use tablet mode”.
Your computer will now be in Tablet Mode.
How to Turn Off Tablet Mode in Windows 10
So you’ve been using Tablet Mode in Windows 10 and you love it, but what if you want to use your laptop in traditional mode? No problem! Turning off Tablet Mode is a breeze. Here’s how:
1. Open up the Action Center by clicking on the Notification Icon in the taskbar.
2. Scroll down and click on the Tablet Mode button.
3. A dialog box will pop up asking if you want to turn Tablet Mode off. Click on Yes.
And that’s all there is to it! You can now use your laptop in traditional mode.
How to Turn on Tablet Mode in Windows 11
Now that you know how to turn on tablet mode in Windows 10, let’s take a look at how to turn it on in windows 11.
To turn on tablet mode in Windows 11, open the Action Center by swiping from the right edge of the screen or clicking the notification icon in the taskbar. Then, click Tablet Mode to turn it on.
If you’re using a Surface device, you can also turn on tablet mode by pressing the Windows key + Volume Up button.
How to Turn Off Tablet Mode in Windows 11
Now that you know how to use tablet mode in Windows 11, it’s time to learn how to turn it off. Here’s how:
Open the Start Menu and click Settings. Then, click Tablet Mode to turn it off.
Now that you know how to use tablet mode in Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can switch between modes whenever you need to. If you’re using a tablet, laptop, or hybrid device, tablet mode can be a great way to make your device easier to use and help you get more done.
I hope you find this guide helpful, kindly leave a comment if you have any questions.