How to Fix Alt Tab Not Working On Windows 10

Switching between several applications in the Windows 10 system can be done by two keys: Alt + Tab. We have been using this feature continuously to manage our tools and tasks quickly and easily—this is annoying when the Alt + Tab shortcut does not work on your Windows 10 operating system. If you have never used this feature or you are not an advanced user, then it may be that you have never experienced this issue. If you are using this feature and encounter this issue, then you are the right place. In this article, we will show you how you can fix Alt + Tab not working on Windows 10 devices.

Make Sure You Have Turn On Application Switching Features

The Alt + Tab hotkey used to switch between several applications has to be enabled on Windows 10. If you are using many monitors, then you need to make a few changes on your device.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Settings on your device.
  2. Click “System” under the settings option.
  3. Now in the right-side panel, select “Multitasking.”
  4. At the bottom of your device screen, you need to locate for “tapping Alt + Tab shows windows that are open on” Here you need to choose your desired option.
  5. Now restart your Windows 10 PC and then check for improvement.

To Optimize Clipboard Efficiency Use Comfort Clipboard Pro

To use this tool on your operating system first, you need to download and install on your device.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. First, you need to visit the Microsoft store to download and install on your device.
  2. After downloading the tool, you need to follow prompts to install tools on your operating system.
  3. When the installation is complete, open the tool.
  4. Tap Ctrl + C to copy and then paste any text image or link that you wish to save for later use.
  5. After that switch between several resources with one press from Clipboard Pro.

Modifying Registry Values to Fix the Issue

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Windows + R key on your keyboard together to launch the Run command Prompt.
  2. In the Run command search, type “Regedit” and then tap “Enter” button on your keyboard or click “OK.”
  3. A pop-up appears on your screen, and you need to navigate on command “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\E” path to launch each by tapping on “HKEY_CURRENT_USER” and then hit “Software” so on.
  4. In the left side panel, locate “AltTabSettings” DWORD. If the DWORD is not available, then you have to create first.
  5. To do so, right-tap on the right-side panel and then select “New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.” Now type “AltTabSettings” as a new name for DWORD.
  6. Now double-tap on “AltTabSettings” DWORD to change the value data to ‘1.’
  7. After the above process, you need to select “OK” to save your changes.

Restart Windows Explorer

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Ctrl + Shift + Esc button to launch the “Task Manager.”
  2. Now find the “Windows Explorer” procedure and then right-tap and select “Restart” on the dropdown menu.
  3. After the above process, your Windows Explorer automatically restarts, and then Alt + Tab will work again.

Make Sure Peek features Enabled

Enabling peek features can manage the Alt + tab shortcut key to work properly. Here are the steps to enabling peek features on your device:

  1. In the Search field type “advanced” and then click “View advanced system settings.”
  2. Select “settings” in the performance option.
  3. Here you need to make sure you have selected the “Enable Peek” feature.
  4. Tap on “Apply” and then hit “OK” to save your changes.
  5. After enabling Peek features, the Alt + tab shortcut should work on your device again.

Disable or Enable Hotkey

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Windows + R button to launch the Run command prompt.
  2. In the Run command-line type “gpedit.msc.” and then hit the “Enter” button on your keyboard.
  3. After the above process “Group Policy Editor” will start. Now in the left side pane navigate to command “User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > File Explorer.”
  4. In the right-hand pane, you have to double-tap on “Turn off Windows Key hotkeys.”
  5. Click “Enable” and then select “Apply” and hit “OK” to save your changes.
  6. Now restart your PC and check the issue.

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