Learn how to launch and quit applications in Tablet mode. These are simple actions in Windows, but they have different controls when using the touch interface of the Tablet mode. See how to multitask between several applications and set up a split screen view in Tablet mode.
- [Instructor] If you've used Windows 10,…then you should know how to launch applications.…But things work a little differently…in the tablet mode.…So I want to give you a full picture of launching…and quitting applications and multi-tasking…when you're in this tablet mode.…So here in tablet mode, your default starting…point is this start screen.…If I have an application pinned to the start screen,…then I will see a tile for it.…So I could launch Edge for example…just by tapping on the tile here.…But if I want to launch an application…that does not have a tile here…on the start screen, I'll go to my list of all apps.…
And I can do that by hitting the All Apps button.…That's the third one down on the top left,…then I can scroll through all of my applications.…Let's launch the Maps application.…Just tap on that and the application launches.…So that's all pretty easy, no real surprises.…Here in the tablet mode, apps will run full screen…so we do not see tiled windows.…When it's time to quit an application,…you probably will not see an X on the top right corner.…
Next, instructor Nick Brazzi steps through how to best become productive with the Surface in Tablet mode, exploring the basic touch controls in Windows 10 and how to adjust important settings. He demonstrates how to multitask, use the onscreen keyboard, work with tiles, and more.
Plus, Nick shows how to get the most out of the Surface accessories, including how to leverage the powerful Surface Pen in popular applications, and how to work with the Surface Dial, which you can use to interface with specialized menus and controls in different applications. He also explores the Windows Ink Workspace, a collection of applications designed specifically for pen input. To wrap up, he goes over important customization and security settings, including how to use Windows Hello for fingerprint or face recognition for fast login.
- Mastering touch controls in Windows 10
- Switching between Tablet mode and Desktop mode
- Launching applications and multitasking in Tablet mode
- Using the onscreen touch keyboard
- Using the Surface Pen
- Working in the Windows Ink Workspace
- Setting a PIN code for fast login
- Fingerprint and face unlocking with Microsoft Hello