Opening and closing different windows and tabs can be frustrating and can hinder the creative process especially when you are working on a project and have a time limit. It is then useful to get multiple windows or apps open on the same screen.

So, how to split screen on Dell Laptop?

How to Split Screen on Dell Laptop Using Dell Latitude 13-7350 Series

These laptops have a built in feature for multitasking by splitting the screen. It can be used very easily no matter which version of Windows you are using.

  • Just open the two apps or windows >>
  • Press and hold the pointer on the second app >>
  • The screen will split >>

Release and drop the application where you want to.

Congratulations, you have split your screen.

How to Split the Screen on Dell Laptop Using Windows Snap Assist

This works for windows 7, 8, 10 and the other versions as well. No matter what laptop or desktop you are using, you could always use Windows Snap Assist.

How to Split the Screen on Dell Laptop Using Windows Snap Assist on These Versions of Windows

Windows 7

Windows 7 was the first version of Windows that supported Snap Assist. All you have to do is to drag your window to the corner of your screen and the position is snapped. Now the remaining part of the screen does not have any tab so you could open another window here. If you do not multitask a lot and are annoyed by this feature then you could go to settings to disable it as well. It is easily disabled.

How to Split Screen on Dell Laptop Using Windows Snap Assist on Windows 7?

Open the two windows simultaneously >>

In one of the windows place your pointer on top bar and press and hold the left mouse button>>

Drag this window to the side of your screen you want it to appear >>

Drag till the window snaps into position in which case the other half of the screen will be empty. You could follow the same steps to snap your other window here.

If you don’t want to work with the mouse then use the keyboard left and right arrow keys instead.

Congratulations, you have split your screen

How to Split Screen Using Dell Laptop Using Windows Snap Assist on Windows 8 and 8.1?

Windows 8 and 8.1 were to support the touch screen devices. So if you are using a touch screen laptop then just pull the two windows apart to where you want them to be, they will snap into their positions. It could be used on a touch screen tablet as well.

How to Split the Screen Using Windows Snap Assist on Windows 8 and 8.1 if You Don’t Have Touchscreen Laptop or Tablet?

  1. Open two apps or windows >>
  2. Keep any one of them in full screen mode >>
  3. Place your pointer on top left corner of the first app or windows >>
  4. Press the left mouse button and drag it to its position where you want it to be. >>
  5. The screen will divide showing a vertical line>>
  6. In the empty space the other window or app will automatically fit and show >>
  7. You could also customize the sizes of the two windows on the screen by moving the vertical line left and right. In this way, one window or app will look bigger than the other on your screen.

Congratulations, you have split your screen

How to Split Screen on Dell Laptop Using Windows Snap Assist on Windows 10?

You could open up-to six windows at a time in windows 10. Here’s how:

  • Open multiple windows or applications.>>
  • Just place your cursor to the top bar of any of these windows and drag it to the side where you want to see it and it snaps into place.>>
  • Now to the same for the other window and drag it to the empty space.>>
  • Now your screen shows two windows so you could drag and drop the other windows to the other corners. Multiple windows arrange automatically.>>
  • To maximize any windows bring it to the top of the screen and it goes back to its original size.>>
  • You could also hold windows and left or right keys together to move these windows.
  • Congratulations, you have split your screen

Conclusion

Splitting screen saves time and lets the creativity flow. Hope this article was helpful. If you liked it then share your opinions in the comments. If there is something that I missed out then please add it in the comments.