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Windows 10 build 21337 gets more control over Virtual Desktops



Recently, Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Preview Build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 21337 from the RS_PRERELEASE branch adds a couple of new improvements to the operating system. It includes more control to Virtual Desktops, auto HDR Preview, a better File Explorer layout, and more.

 

In this post, we are going to discuss the changes that Microsoft is bringing to Windows 10 virtual desktop and learn how you can personalize it. Continue reading further.

 

 

Windows 10 build 21337 gets more control over Virtual Desktops

 

Virtual Desktops allow you to cognitively separate different tasks on your PC to make a perfect work-life separation. You can swap the view (WIN + TAB) instead of juggling multiple windows.

 

With the latest Windows Insiders Preview Build 21337, Microsoft added the ability to reorder and customize each of your Virtual Desktop backgrounds. These enhancements are based on the feedback that the company received in the past. We’ve heard your feedback asking for more control over Virtual Desktops, says Microsoft.

 

How to change the Windows 10 Virtual Desktop background?

To change the background image of Virtual Desktops on Windows 10, follow the simple steps as mentioned below:

  1. Under Settings > Personalization > Background, left-click a background to change the background for the active Virtual Desktop.
  2. Right-clicking a background on this Settings page has a new option to change the background for a specific Virtual Desktop.
  3. Once you’ve made the change, you’ll see your new background when you switch to that Virtual Desktop, and in the preview thumbnail in Task View.

 

How to change the Windows 10 Virtual Desktop background?

 

How to reorder the Windows 10 Virtual Desktops?

To reorder a Virtual Desktop on Windows 10, follow the simple steps as mentioned below:

  1. Enter Task View (via WIN + TAB), create multiple new Virtual Desktops.
  2. Drag and drop a Virtual Desktop to another position in the list in Task View.
  3. Right-click a Virtual Desktop thumbnail in task view and select “Move left” or “Move right” in the context menu to move the desktop to another position.
  4. Use keyboard navigation to set focus to the desired Virtual Desktop in Task View, and then press ALT + Shift + Left Arrow / Right Arrow to move it in either direction in the list.

 

How to reorder the Windows 10 Virtual Desktops?