How to Show or Hide Edge Tabs when Snapping or Pressing Alt+Tab on Windows 11?

Snap Windows is one of the new features that Microsoft introduced in Windows 11. Snap Windows lets users arrange multiple apps on one screen to quickly manage and do various tasks. When you hover your mouse cursor over the Maximize button in an active window, Windows 11 displays all available snap options and lets you pick a snap option to align all your running apps on a single screen.

This risewindows article will learn to show or hide Edge tabs when snapping or pressing Alt+Tab on Windows 11.

How to Enable or Disable Edge Tabs when Snapping or Pressing Alt+Tab on Windows 11?

Follow these steps to show or hide Microsoft Edge tabs when Snapping or pressing Alt+Tab on Windows 11:-

Step 1. Firstly, open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Select System in the left pane.

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Step 3. Then, click on the Multitasking tab on the right pane.

Step 4. After that, use the drop-down menu “Show Microsoft Edge tabs when snapping or pressing Alt + Tab” and choose one of the following options:-

  • All tabs will show all tabs in one place, and then fill the remaining panes in the snap layout with tabs.
  • 5 most recent tabs: This option displays the 5 most recent tabs in one place and then fills the remaining panes in the snap layout with other charges.
  • 3 most recent tabs: This option displays the 3 most recent tabs in one place and then fills the remaining panes in the snap layout with other tabs.
  • Don’t show tabs: After selecting this option, Windows 11 will stop showing Edge tabs while using the Snap windows feature, or press Alt+Tab.

How to Disable Snap Assist in Windows 11?

The Snap Assist feature of Widows 11 displays what you can snap next to a snapped window. Once you place an app in one of the panes on the snap layout, Windows 11 shows you all the remaining apps to place them in the next pane on the snap layout. This feature is known as Snap Assist in Windows 11. If you want to enable or disable this feature, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Select System in the left pane.

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Step 3. Then, click on the Multitasking tile on the right pane.

Step 4. After that, expand Snap windows by clicking on it.

Step 5. Finally, uncheck or check the “When I snap a window, suggest what I can snap next to it” option to enable or disable the feature.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be helpful to you.

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