How to Fix Not Being Able to Move windows Between Monitors in Task View 

Several Windows 10 users now prefer to use multiple screens to make their daily tasks easier. Windows 10 allows users to do multiple tasks at the same time. Some users have recently reported that they are “not being able to move windows between monitors in Task View”. If you have a similar problem, you are not alone.

As per our research, we have found some solutions to get rid of the same problem. This is not a serious problem, and you can easily fix it with the solution given below. Anyway, let’s move on to solutions without wasting time.

Fix 1: Disable Snap feature:

Snap is one of the best features for single-screen users, but this feature is a nuisance for multiple screen users. Therefore, you need to disable the snap feature to avoid the problem of “not being able to move windows between monitors in Task View.” Follow the steps below to disable the snap feature,

  • Firstly, go to the Settings app and select the System category.
  • In the System window from the right-pane menu, select Multitasking and disable the option “Arrange windows automatically by dragging them to the sides of the corner of the screen”.
  • Once done, check whether now you are able to move windows between monitors in Task View.

Fix 2: Enable Extend Mode:

Another trick you can try is to enable Extend move, allowing you to move windows between multiple monitors. To enable Extend mode, follow the steps given below,

  • Firstly, press Windows + P altogether to launch the Project menu.project menu
  • Then inside the Project menu, select Extend by click over it. 
  • Now the said issue will no longer disturb you. 
Note: If you want to move full-screen games or apps between multiple screens, the same apps or games will have their own multi-display settings. It would be best if you made changes there.

Fix 3: Rearrange your Monitors: 

With the Windows 10 update, the drivers on your system are also updated and reinstalled. This change will affect the monitor settings on your system and will not allow you to move windows between the monitors in the task view and affect the drag applications. In this scenario, you need to make changes to Display settings to avoid the said error. To do so, follow the below-given steps, 

  • Firstly, right-click on your blank desktop space and, from the short menu, select Display settings.
  • Now you can find and understand which monitor is set as #1 and which one is as #2. 
  • If you find the monitor sets incorrectly, then move to Advanced settings and rearrange the two monitors properly. 
  • Finally, click on the Apply button to save the changes you are done. 

Fix 4: Use Keyboard Shortcut Method:

Windows 10 have a short key combination to move a window to a second screen without using a mouse. 

  • You can use Windows + Shift + Left Arrow simultaneously to move a window to the left of your current screen.
  • Now you use Windows + Shift + Right Arrow simultaneously to move a select window to the right of your current screen. 

We hope you fixed the “not being able to move windows between monitors in Task View” issue on your Windows 10. If you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, please leave a comment in the below comment box.