How to Move Task Manager to Another Screen?

Task managers can be really helpful tools in order to organize your workflow and increase productivity, especially if you are working with multiple open windows and applications at once. But did you know that there is an easy way to move your task manager to another screen?

There are several ways to make the task manager on your computer easily accessible to you. You can use keyboard shortcuts, hot corners or keyboard navigation to move the task manager from one screen or monitor to another. This article will take you through the process of customizing the task manager and making it easy to find on any screen or monitor in your workplace environment.

1) Pinning Action Center

Pinning the Action Center to your Windows desktop allows you to see notifications or events without having to open the app.

Pinning the Action Center on your desktop allows you to see notifications or events without having to open the app. If you want a quick glance at what’s happening, this is a great way! To pin it, just right-click on an empty space on your desktop and select Action Center from the list of available items. It will then be pinned as a small icon in one of the four corners of your screen. The other advantage is that since it’s not taking up space inside the app, it will use less resources and won’t affect performance negatively in any way.

2) Opening Task Manager Via Alt + Tab

Opening Task Manager Via Alt + Tab: One of the easiest ways to open up Task Manager is by pressing Alt and Tab at the same time. This will cause a list of opened programs on your computer to appear in front of you. You can then easily scroll through this list, find Task Manager, and press enter. Another way you can open up Task Manager is by clicking on the Windows key and pressing R (will open up Run). Once that box has opened, type in taskmgr. The third way you can access Task Manager without having it pinned to your Start menu or desktop is by right-clicking on your Windows 10 taskbar and selecting Task Manager from the drop-down menu.

3) Switching Between Tabs

  1. Click the New Tab button on the bottom left of your current tab or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+N. 2. Create a new Task Manager tab by typing in a name for it and clicking Create. 3. Switch between tabs by using your mouse’s scroll wheel, scrolling with your trackpad, or by tapping on the tab’s name in the bottom left corner of your current tab. 4. You can also close a tab by clicking its X icon at the top right-hand corner of that tab. 5. To delete an individual task, click on it and press Delete on your keyboard, then click Save. 6. To delete all tasks, click Edit > Clear All Tasks or use the keyboard shortcut Alt+F4. 7. When you’re done managing your tasks and want to switch back to your original desktop view, click the arrow in the bottom left corner of your original desktop tab. 8. To pin a specific tab (e.g., Task Manager) so it stays open when you switch away from it: A) Right-click on any tab except your default desktop view, B) Select Pin Tab from the menu bar that appears at the top of your screen, C) Select Always Show this Window so that only this window will stay open when you switch away from it.

4) Keyboard Shortcut for Task Manager

You can use the keyboard shortcut Windows Key + TAB to switch between open apps. If you want to quickly open your Task Manager, just press Control + Shift + Esc. You can also use the keyboard shortcut Alt + Tab to see all of your open programs and choose the one you want.

You can also use Windows Key + Tab or Control + Shift + Tab (Mac) for a quick way to access your Task Manager from any window. Finally, if you have a PC with a touch-screen, you can swipe in from the left edge of your screen and tap Task Manager on the menu that appears.

5) Opening From the Notification Area

One of the most popular features of Windows 10 is being able to use the Notification Area. It’s not a perfect feature, but it does have some nice things that you can do with it. One of them is moving your Task Manager from your Desktop where it’s usually located and onto the Notification Area. To do this, follow these steps:

1) Right-click on the Taskbar and select Toolbars > New Toolbar.

2) In the dialog box that pops up, type Task Manager in the text field and click Next.

3) Click Finish in the next window and then right-click on your new Task Manager toolbar icon and select Properties.

6) Showing in Quick Access

  1. Task Manager can be moved by clicking the Task Manager button in the Start Menu.
  2. Task Manager can be moved by right-clicking on the Taskbar and then selecting Task Manager from the menu.
  3. Task Manager can be moved by pressing Windows key + X and then selecting Task Manager from the menu.
  4. Task Manager can be moved by holding down Ctrl (Windows) + Alt (Mac) and clicking on one of the four corners of your screen to bring up a menu, select Task Manager from that menu, and it will appear as an option on your other display.


With so many options of how to move the Task Manager and what to do with it, it can be hard to choose. But, there is a perfect way that will work for you. The Task Manager can be moved anywhere on your computer, changed in size, and have just one window open or multiple windows open at a time. There are more than six ways for you to customize your Task Manager so that it fits perfectly with your needs. All these methods come from our latest blog post 6 Ways To Customize Your Task Manager which covers customization tips from Windows 7 to Windows 10, from using keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures to finding out about apps that improve your experience.

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