Windows 10 is designed to work on tablets and smartphones as well as desktop and laptop computers. When you use a device with a touch screen, though, the interface is pretty different. If you use a two-in-one computer, like the Microsoft Surface, which switches from a laptop mode to a Tablet mode, you will find that Windows 10 can adjust its interface on the fly. This video shows how to switch between desktop and Tablet mode and goes through the basic controls in Tablet mode.
- Windows 10 is designed to work on tablets, as well as…desktop and laptop computers.…When you use a device with a touch screen, Windows can…adjust its interface.…Let's see what happens when you switch from desktop mode…to tablet mode.…And of course, there are two ways to do this.…First, on any Windows computer, even if it does not…have a touch screen, you can go to the action center.…So I can click on the button in the taskbar all the way…on the far right to open up action center.…I want to look at the quick actions button down here…at the bottom, specifically for the button for tablet mode.…
If I click on that, you'll see the interface…immediately changes, and now, I'm in tablet mode.…So instead of the start menu, I now have the start screen.…The start screen is a combination of the desktop…and the start menu.…The contents of the start menu fill the screen, but you…still have the taskbar at the bottom, as if you were…on the desktop.…This is much easier to work with when you are limited to…touch controls.…But you do not have to use touch controls if you have a…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: understanding essential folder structure, including the user folder; using shortcuts to files and folders; and creating 3D objects in Paint 3D.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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