Switching between apps is something we do all the time. So why not learn how to do it quickly?
There are various methods that we can use. Three methods are as follows:
- Hold down the Command key and press the Tab key
- The App Switcher menu will appear. Press the Tab key repeatedly until you reach the app you want to switch to).
Use Spotlight to switch to a different application
- Command + Space bar will invoke Spotlight. Type the first few letters of the app you want to switch to, ensure it’s selected in the Spotlight’s results list, and press Return / Enter on the keyboard.
- The Spotlight Search field will appear. Type in the first few letters of the app you want to switch to and, assuming it’s first in the list and selected, press the Return / Enter key on the keyboard (if it’s not first I the list, use the up / down cursor keys..).
Switching apps using Mission Control
A more recent feature of the macOS is Mission Control. How you invoke Mission Control depends on your setup. Mission Control is a lesson in itself, best described by Apple…
offers a bird’s-eye view of all your open windows, desktop spaces, full-screen apps and Split View spaces, making it easy to switch between them.
To get started with Mission Control, head to Apple’s page, Use Mission Control on your Mac