Explore your know-how about Windows 8.1 hidden features
Windows 8.1, the much latest Windows version by Microsoft has made entry into the market with fixes for lot of things that were not much liked by people about Windows 8. Since, it has come up with much advanced features, so you might take quite a bit of poking around to figure out how to navigate or perform its highly brilliant features.
Read on the below given Windows 8.1 hidden features and get started with them now:
Boot to desktop or all apps and more
Windows 8.1 is crucial for desktop diehards with it new Taskbar properties option. It directly allows you to boot to the desktop on start up, but you may find it difficult to navigate where the booting option is located. You can discover it and all you need to do for it is, just head to the desktop, right-click the taskbar, select properties and then open the new navigation tab. Fix up all the new options coming across and you are set to boot your system directly to the desktop.
Open multiple windows with Metro version of IE 11
Windows 8.1 goes a step ahead from Windows 8 with a feature allowing you to have a single app open in multiple Windows. Once you have multiple tabs opened, you can long-press one of them and select Open tab in new window. Alternatively, long-pressing a link on webpage can open up several options at the bottom of the screen.
Safeguard you privacy
You can set your privacy levels if you don’t like the idea of an advertiser tracking your online moves. You can also decide how much information you want to share with Microsoft. You can change your privacy settings using a Microsoft account.
Use two fingers to resize Windows in desktop mode
Resizing option in Windows 8.1 is yet another captivating feature enabling you to resize a big screen or multiple screens in Windows using ‘Modern’ mode.
Apart from the above-mentioned features, Microsoft has also made certain things easier for its users with Windows 8.1 hidden features like you can click on the control button to see a list of traditional shortcuts like select all, copy paste and etc.Â It also enables you to use your finger like a pen with alpha numeric pad given on the screen.