This article will discuss how to split screen in portrait mode. Also, we will provide some expert tips and tricks to make the most of this feature.
Splitting your screen into two windows in portrait mode is great. It is a way to make the most of your device’s display. It is useful to either quickly compare two documents or you want to keep track of multiple applications at once. Splitting your screen can help you be more productive and efficient.
Can you make split screen horizontal?
Yes, you can make a split screen horizontal. To do this, you must adjust the display settings on your computer or device.
Depending on the type of device, you may need to use a specific application to do this. Once you have changed the settings, you can create a split screen with multiple windows or applications.
A horizontal split screen offers the following advantages:
- Multiple Views: It allows users to view multiple windows or applications on the same screen simultaneously.
- Comparison: It makes it possible to compare documents side-by-side for easier assimilation.
- Multitasking: You will be able to carry out multiple tasks concurrently. For example, you will be able to watch two videos at the same time.
How do I split my screen vertically in portrait mode?
1. How to split screen in portrait mode using Window feature
- Firstly, open the Settings menu by clicking the Windows icon on the Taskbar and then the Settings icon.
- Secondly, click on System on the left pane.
- Then select the Multitasking option on the right pane.
- Finally, toggle the Snap Windows switch On.
- Also, explore the various options listed under it and check/uncheck as per what you require (We recommended that you do not alter the default settings until you are familiar with the concept).
- Press the Windows + Z keys on your keyboard to split the screen.
- On the top-right corner of the screen, various screen layouts will appear that you can choose from.
- Click on the desired layout you wish to pin your opened apps.
- Then, Windows 11 will pin your current app in the selected layout and ask you to choose other apps to fill in the remaining spots on the layout.
2. Using PowerToys FancyZones
- Download and install the PowerToysSetup.exe file from the program’s GitHub page.
- Then run the installation on your PC.
- After installing, open the PowerToys Settings window by double-clicking its System Tray icon.
- Choose the entry for FancyZones and make sure Enable FancyZones switch is turned On.
- The Launch editor on the display option determines where the layout editor appears when you open it; click on its dropdown option to change its location as you please.
- Now click the Launch layout editor entry, which opens the built-in templates.
- The templates are designed accordingly in rows and columns layouts.
- Now reduce the layout editor size and click on each template.
- Select the desired layout or create one by clicking the Create new layout button.
- To create a new one, enter a desired name for your layout, and select either Grid for stacked zones or Canvas for overlapping zones. and then tap Create.
- Define the layout on the next screen.
- Click Save and apply when done.
3. Manually split the screen using the maximize/resize icon
- Firstly, launch both your apps you want to use.
- If the app is on full screen, click on the Maximize/Restore icons to remove the app from full screen.
- Then, bring the first app into focus.
- After that, drag your first app by the Title bar (the bar containing the Minimize, Maximize/Restore & Close options) to the edge of the side you want it placed.
- Then do the same for the second app too.
- When done, resize the apps to fit equally on the screen.
- You can resize for as much apps as you want and as your screen can carry.
Splitting your screen in portrait mode can effectively make the best use of the smaller space on your device’s display. By dragging one app window to the side of the screen, you can have two apps running side-by-side and make the most of your device’s display.
You can also use the split-screen feature to switch between apps while multitasking quickly. With the help of these steps in this guide, you can easily split your screen in portrait mode and make the most of your device’s screen.