How to Show or Hide Snap Layouts when you drag window to top Screen in Windows 11

This post describes steps one can take to enable or disable a new feature that shows a snap layouts when you drag a window to the top of your screen in Windows 11.

Snap is a feature in Windows that allows users to launch a flyout with possible layouts to reorient their windows on the screen by hovering their mouse over the top edge of your app windows, on the maximize button.

The latest version of Windows 11 introduces additional Snap feature which reveals a Snap layout menu when you drag a window to the top of your screen. This new feature may help you organize your windows on the screen but may be annoying for some.

If you don’t like to show snap layouts when dragging a window to the top your screen in Windows 11, the steps below show you how to do that.

How to enable or disable show snap layouts when I drag a window to the top of my screen in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Windows 11 introduces a new feature called “Show snap layouts when I drag a window to the top of the screen” that reveals a snap layout menu on the top of the screen.

Below is how to enable or disable it in Windows 11.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In the Windows Settings app, click System on the left.

On the right, select the Multitasking tile to expand as highlighted in the image below.

On the System -> Multitasking setting pane, toggle the down-caret button to expand Snap windows tile.

Then check or uncheck the box next to “Show snap layouts when I drag a window to the top of my screen” to enable or disable the Snap layout at the top of the screen.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to turn on or off “Show snap layouts when I drag a window to the top of my screen” in Windows 11.

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