8 Awesome Gesture based Features of Windows 10

8 Awesome Gesture Based Features of Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are some unique and useful gesture based features for the users that make their work easy and convenient. But most of the users are unaware of these features. These are 8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10 which works on one touch gestures like in any smart phone.

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

Let us talk about the 8 Awesome Gesture based features of windows 10

 

1) Swipe Features for Scrolling

So far, we have been using swipe for iOS or Android smart phones or Tablets etc. But now we can use this features on a Windows 10 laptop too. Isn’t that Amazing!

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

Just, swipe in any direction with two fingers on your laptop’s touch pad, a website or document will work according to your order. In some touch pad, you can swipe from one finger to horizontal and vertical in any direction. But keep remember, some tips works only on some special Touch pads only.

 

2) Reverse the direction of Scrolling

Suppose your touch pad supports gesture feature so you can also reverse the scroll with two fingers. It may sound strange to hear but the web pages or movements move in the direction of your fingers in the same way as they move in the touch screen Smart phones.

 

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

For this go to start>settings>Devices>click on Mouse & touch pad then switch on the Reverse Scrolling direction under touch pad.

 

 

3) Slide for the Task view or Desktop

Using 3 fingers at once is the best feature of Windows 10. Mix your first three fingers together and swipe up or down. Swipe upwards to bring up the task View, where you can swipe down to select your favorite app, or window or look up the desktop.

 

 

4) Move to Open App with fingers

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

Swipe mode with three fingers allows you to swipe left and right, if you have recently used it. If you keep your fingers pressed on the touch pads and gently rotate in a round shape then you can move to open apps and windows. This is same as using windows key+Tab for Flip 3D feature in windows 7.

 

5) Launch Cortana with single tap

The Windows 10 also consists of some additional features beyond Swiping. If you want to launch the Cortana App, then you have to tap the three fingers on your touch pad and your words will be its command.

 

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

To bring the right click menu while doing this, tap the two fingers on the Pad.

 

6) Pinch the Zoom Features

Pinch the zoom is another feature on the Smart phones and tabs. You can use the same gesture on the touch pad of windows 10 to magnify the view or fit or shrink something in the screen.

 

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

To shrink, pinch your thumb and first finger on the touch pad or spread both to zoom.

 

7) Set-up Microsoft’s precision Gestures Set-up

This gesture is known as Microsoft’s Precision Touch pad. If you have this, then for its launch go to:

Start>setting>devices>mouse & touchpad>then look for ‘you pc had precision touchpad’ message. If you do not see this then you can be able to enable some of these and other features by the driver of your touchpad.

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

Click on Additional Mouse option>Select device setting tab>Click on setting To enable reverse scrolling, like double click to expand the scrolling section>Do same to enable Two finger Scroll> Tick the enable reverse direction box.

 

8) Windows Snap Features

Windows snap features were first seen in Windows 7 but now it has been expanded in Windows 10 too. It can be snake gesture with a touch pad or mouse, but its basic is same as window 7.

Left click on title bar of any window>to bring the window snap in the right place (whose half part is shown on the screen)  move this just right or left on the screen.

When you do this in Windows 10, the Task View appears in half of the screen. So click on the thumbnail of the program to complete the rest of the program in the other half.

 

 

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

8 awesome gesture based features of windows 10

 

You can also fix the division part by clicking the divider bar on the middle or drag and drop due to which the contents of the windows will automatically get adjusted.

You can create 2×2 set up of Snapped Apps in windows 10 too. Just drag the title bar of any one app to any edge. Repeat this process for the second and the third also. For the fourth click on the thumbnails of the apps that appear in the Task View pan.

 

Conclusion

These are the 8 Awesome Gesture based features of windows 10. You must try these features if you have installed windows 10 on your laptop or touch pad and enjoy these coolest features which you may have already experienced in your iOS and Android Smart phones or Tablets.

 

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