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2 Ways to Switch Apps on Windows 8/8.1

How do you switch apps on your Windows 8/8.1 PC? If you have no answer to this question, this article will tell you two frequently-used methods.

Video guide on how to switch apps on Windows 8:

2 ways to switch apps in Windows 8/8.1:

Way 1: Use composite key to realize app switching.

FYI, the composite key is Alt+Tab by which you are able to easily switch between the two recently-opened programs.

Way 2: Switch apps by means of app thumbnails.

Step 1: On the screen, move the mouse pointer to the top left corner.

As you can see from the following screen shot, an app thumbnail pops up instantly.

Step 2: Move the mouse pointer down along the left edge to display the list of all opened apps' thumbnails.

Step 3: Choose the app you would like to switch to in the list.

In a word, remember one of the two methods above, and you can switch the apps on your computer with ease.

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