The Snap Layouts feature of Windows 11 allows you to select how to snap the current window, and the Snap windows feature lets you automatically resize and arrange windows on your screen.
Starting with Windows 11 build 22557, Microsoft added a new way to snap windows into snap layouts. Just drag a window to the top of the screen to reveal the snap layouts, drop the window on top of a zone to snap it, and use snap assist in finishing building the layout you selected.
Although this new feature makes it easier to organize your windows on the screen, not everyone may be happy with this and might want to disable it. If you are one of those Windows 11 users who prefer to turn off Snap Layouts on top of the screen, this gearupwindows will guide you.
How to Enable or Disable Snap Layouts on Top of Screen in Windows 11 using Settings?
To turn on or off Snap Layouts on top of the screen in Windows 11 using Settings, use these steps:-
Step 1. Open the Settings app.
Step 2. Then, click the
Step 3. On the right side of “System,” click on the
Step 4. Turn the toggle
Step 5. In the following screen, check or uncheck the option, “Show snap layouts when I drag a window to the top of my screen,” to enable or disable this feature respectively.
How to Turn On or Off Snap Layouts on Top of Screen in Windows 11 using Registry Editor?
To enable or disable Snap Layouts on top of the screen in Windows 11 using Registry Editor, do the following:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Then, browse to the following key on the left side of Registry Editor:-
Step 3. On the right side of the “Desktop” folder, double-click on
Step 4. Click
Step 5. Now, navigate to the following key on the left side of Registry Editor:-
Step 6. Right-click on the
Step 7. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 8. Double-click on
- 0: Disable Snap Layouts on Top of Screen.
- 1: Enable Snap Layouts on Top of Screen.
Step 9. Click
Step 10. Finally, reboot your computer to apply the changes.