Windows 11 is the latest version of Windows that Microsoft released earlier this fall. With a brand-new interface and many features, the newest operating system from Microsoft looks better than ever.
But what exactly are these Windows 11 features, and how can they help you have a better Windows experience? That’s what we’re here to show you. So stick with us, and we’ll reveal five Windows 11 features you must try.
Top Five Windows 11 Features
1. Snap Layouts
Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: you’re working on a project or task, but need multiple windows open at once. However, switching between windows becomes tedious fast, or difficult if you require two windows open at the same time.
That’s where snap layouts come into the picture. A new Windows 11 feature, snap layouts provides an easy way to have multiple windows open and have them fit perfectly on your screen.
To use snap layouts in Windows 11, check the top-right corner of the window and look for the square button between the close and minimize options. You can see snap layout options once you hover over this button.
2. Snap Groups
So you’ve figured out how to use snap layouts, and after some tedious organizing finally arranged the windows according to your work needs. But what if you want to use the same snap layout in the future?
Thankfully, snap groups make this task much easier. Simply hover your cursor over the browser in the taskbar to see your snap groups.
Snap groups save your recent snap layout choices, whether they’re different sites, apps, or any other window.
Widgets have been popular for some time and have just now made it to Windows 11 in a new form. Windows 11 widgets are AI-powered and fully customizable.
Whether you wish to get the latest news updates, find out the weather, browse your calendar, or pin a favorite photo, widgets let you do it all and so much more. You can use widgets by clicking the widget button on the taskbar.
In past Windows versions, you’d have only a single desktop that you could optimize. In Windows 11, however, you can have multiple customizable virtual desktops.
This feature can let you separate your desktops between work, hobby, or personal use. To use it, click on the desktop button on the Windows 11 taskbar. Once you do, you can click on the desktop area to add a new desktop, or on the X button to close it.
5. Android Apps
Yes, you heard us right. You’ll now be able to run Android apps from Windows 11 without using an emulator!
Although this feature is not yet available, expect it to make its way soon in a future release. Once it’s out, you’ll be able to directly download Android apps from the Microsoft Store and run them on Windows 11.
Although Windows 11 has just been released, it has a whole range of new features ready to use. So try one of the features on this list to take your Windows 11 experience to the next level today!