How to Improve Multitasking with Windows 11 22H2 File Explorer

Windows 11’s 22H2 update brings some great features, but the new File Explorer is definitely one of its biggest winners.

Windows 11 was a phenomenal upgrade in terms of overall design, productivity improvements, and new features. The Windows 11 22H2 update brings many significant changes, including Start menu customizations, a redesigned task manager, and multitasking features for File Explorer.

While we’ve already been treated to improved multitasking features like Snap Assist, Snap Groups, and multiple desktops, the new File Explorer tabs make multitasking even better on Windows 11. Keep reading as we explain how you can Take your productivity to the next level with the all-new File Explorer.

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How to Improve Multitasking with Windows 11 File Explorer Tabs

One of the biggest improvements in Windows 11 22H2 update is the addition of File Explorer tabs.

In Windows 11 22H2, File Explorer tabs work the same as tabs in Google Chrome or any other web browser. In Windows 11, you can use different tabs in the same File Explorer window to quickly work on multiple folders.

You can even rearrange tabs by dragging them, including creating a new instance of the window by dragging the tab outside of the window. Additionally, the File Explorer homepage is now renamed to Home and also has a redesigned navigation section.


In short, there are many reasons why tabs in Windows Explorer are a good thing.

How to Use File Explorer with Windows 11 Snap Groups

Snap Groups allow Windows 11 users to easily organize different windows into a custom layout. To use the feature with File Explorer, drag the window to the top of the screen and drop it in the desired area.

If you want to learn more about this feature, be sure to check out how to use Instant Layouts in Windows 11.

Windows 11 22H2 update is a game changer

Microsoft has done a lot of amazing things with Windows 11, and they don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. User interface improvements, productivity upgrades, and improved touchscreen support are all part of the Windows 11 22H2 update.