How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10

In this guide you will learn how to enable or disable tablet mode in Windows 10. Windows 10’s Tablet Mode provides a more touch-friendly experience by making all applications run at full screen and giving you a Start screen instead of a Start Menu. If you are using a 2 in 1 device, only then Windows 10 will ask whether you wish to enter the tablet mode whenever you convert your laptop into a flat screen. However, if you wish to switch between tablet and desktop modes manually. Follow below simple steps to enable or disable tablet mode in Windows 10.

Warning : Before making any changes in your computer, I suggest you to create a System Restore point  so that you can restore back your computer to previous working stat if something goes wrong.

If you have a hybrid Windows 10 device like the Surface Pro, an ASUS Transformer or a Lenovo Miix, when you detach the tablet from its base or dock, you are asked whether you want to switch to Tablet Mode.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Windows 10, Tablet Mode

If you press yes, the Start Menu is displayed in full-screen. And all apps,settings, control panel, icons on the task bar will hidden. And Cortina’s search box will be shown when not using the Tablet Mode. Or you can manually follow below steps to manually enable or disable tablet mode in Windows 10.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10

1. Click Settings on the Start Menu.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Select settings

2. Select System.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Select System

3. Select Tablet mode in the left pane. A Tablet mode sub-menu appears.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Select ablet mode

4.Toggle “Make Windows more touch-friendly . . .” to on to enable Tablet mode. Toggle it off to go to desktop mode.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Toggle to on

5. Select “Don’t ask me and always switch” from “When this device automatically switches” menu if you want Windows 10 to switch modes on your 2-in-1 without prompting you.

How to Enable or Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10 - Select don't ask me and always switch

Conclusion :

You can run games and apps with better display on tablets and other non-desktop devices with tablet mode moreover, desktop based machines with unusual resolution need this mode essentially. It gives a full width display that is simply amazing. For further support, leave comments or ask more on Forum.

Arun Prabhakar

Arun Prabhakar immensely interested in following Windows and other technology developments. Being passionate Windows blogger, he loves to help others on fixing their computer issues.