Switch Between Tablet and Traditional User Interface for Windows 10

Windows 10 offers a more streamlined, full-screen mode suitable for use on tablet devices. This view is known as "tablet mode" and allows users to switch freely between it and the standard Windows mode.

Turn Tablet Mode On:

1. On the Windows menu, click Settings.
Windows menu

2. The Settings window will open, choose System.

3. Select Tablet Mode and change the slider to On. If the active window jumps to full-screen, this is normal. You may want to leave the other tablet mode settings in the default until you become familiar with tablet mode.
Table Mode

NOTE: The icons on the task bar change in tablet mode.

Traditional Mode
Traditional Mode
Tablet Mode
Table Mode

4. To turn Tablet Mode off, navigate back to Settings then System and change the slider back to Off (step 3).