How to Quickly Access Windows 10 Desktop?

There may be situations where you are multitasking on your Windows 10 computer and want to access the desktop quickly. In such cases, it can be quite a task if you have to close one by one all the applications that you have opened and then access the desktop. But you don’t need to worry. As user-friendly as Microsoft Windows 10 is and supports multitasking and allows you to run many applications at the same time. You may wind up running too many applications, and you may wish to rapidly reach the desktop without dismissing each one. On Windows 10, it is possible to minimize all running applications at once rather than one by one. If you can minimize all open programs at once, you will save a lot of time.

There are multiple methods that you can use to quickly access your Windows 10 desktop which is what we are going to discuss in this risewindows article. Keep reading for detailed instructions:-

  1. With the help of Aero Peek
  2. Using Keyboard Shortcut
  3. From Taskbar Context Menu

How to Quickly Access Windows 10 Desktop using Aero Peek?

The Aero peek feature allows the user to view their desktop by placing their mouse over Aero peek in the far right-side of the taskbar. It is available in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. To use Aero peek, drag your mouse cursor to the bottom-right corner of the Taskbar and then click on it (refer below image for reference). It will swiftly minimize all open windows at the same time. Then, by clicking again on the taskbar’s bottom right corner, you can restore all open program positions at once.

How to Instantly Access Windows 10 Desktop using Keyboard Shortcuts?

This is most likely the simplest and best approach to quickly and simply access Windows 10 Desktop. To do so you just have to press the Windows logo + D keys simultaneously. When you click on the Windows logo + D keys simultaneously, all open windows are minimized. In case you want to restore all the minimized windows, click on the Windows logo + D shortcut keys together.

How to Immediately Access Windows 10 Desktop from Taskbar Context Menu?

In situations where you are having difficulties launching Windows 10 Desktop using the techniques listed above, right-click on the taskbar’s empty space and choose Show the desktop from the context menu. All currently open windows will be minimized automatically.

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