Run Two or More Apps in Windows 8 Side By Side in Full Screen

As most of us windows 8 introduce a new UI which is called Modern UI which consist of tiles and apps which always run in full screen mode, but most of the users are used to work on multiple windows but when it comes to windows 8 apps each single app by default run in full screen.


Now when you want to run multiple apps in windows 8, by default you can run two of them by using the snap feature in windows 8, read on further to know how.

Run Multiple Apps Simultaneously in Windows 8

In this case, first run the first app in full screen and then you will need to open the app switcher by pressing windows + tab key and drag and drop second app you want to run from the thumbnail shown for all the apps.


Keep the left mouse click pressed, you will see the app in vertical mode and the existing running app will automatically make space for the new app.

windows 8 snap feature

You will see a vertical separator shown as three dots which you can move with mouse or finger in windows 8 pc with touch screen support, as you move the separator you will see the apps running adjusting themselves as the space is increased or decreased.

windows 8 snap feature


This is how you can run two windows 8 apps same in full screen, we hope this helped you to get to know how this feature worked. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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