Windows 11 and Windows 10 both ship with Microsoft Edge as the default browser. By default, pressing Alt + Tab in Windows 11/10 will show thumbnails of opened application windows and all tabs open in the Microsoft Edge browser. If you are using the latest version of Windows, when you press ALT + TAB to switch applications, you will notice that it also includes now Edge tabs. This is a good option, but if you have many tabs opened in the Edge browser, it won’t be easy to find the exact program that you need. However, it is quite easy to revert the change on Windows 11/10 operating systems.
To disable Microsoft Edge tabs from showing in the ALT + TAB task switcher, you first need to open Windows Settings and turn off this feature. Let us see in detail.
How to Disable Edge Tabs from Showing in Windows 11 ALT + Tab Task Switcher?
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the
Step 3. Click the
Step 4. In Multitasking settings, locate the “Alt + Tab” section and click the drop-down menu there.
Step 5. In the drop-down menu, select the option
Once done, close the Settings app. Now when you press ALT + TAB, you’ll still see Microsoft Edge, but only the selected tab in each open Edge window.
How to Stop Edge Tabs from Showing in Windows 10 ALT + Tab?
Step 1. Open Settings app.
Step 2. Click on the
Step 3. Select the
Step 4. On the right-sidebar, look for the Alt + Tab section. From the drop-down menu of “Pressing Alt + Tab shows,” select the
That’s it. Now when you press the Alt + Tab keyboard shortcut, only the active tab of Edge will appear.