How do I turn Snap on or off?

Snap is turned on by default, but you can turn it off if you want to move windows around the same way you did in previous versions of Windows.

Watch this video to learn how to turn Snap on or off (1:19)

To turn Snap on or off

  1. Open the Make the keyboard easier to use page by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Ease of Access, clicking Ease of Access Center, and then clicking Make the keyboard easier to use.

  2. Under Explore all settings, click Make the mouse easier to use.

  3. Under Make it easier to manage windows, do one of the following:

    • To turn Snap off, select the Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen check box.

    • To turn Snap on, clear the Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen check box.

  4. Click OK.