This post shows students and new users the steps to enable or disable “Aero Shake“Or”Title bar window vibrationWhen using Windows 11. First introduced in Windows 7, Aero Shake minimizes all open application windows on your desktop, except the one you are holding with the mouse. It allows you to tidy up the desktop by grabbing and shaking a window to minimize all other applications, and simply shaking it again restores minimized windows.

This feature is disabled by default in Windows 11. However, if you have used it before in older Windows and want to get it back in Windows 11, please follow the steps below to enable it.

If you haven’t used it before, Aero Shake is easy to use. All you have to do is grab the application window you want to keep open by selecting its title bar at the top of the window. You can grab it by clicking and holding the left mouse button.

While holding down the mouse click button, shake the application windows and all other windows will be minimized in the background. Long press the same window and shake again to restore all minimized windows in the background.

The steps below show you how to turn it on or off.

To start enabling or disabling Aero Shake in Windows 11, follow the steps below.

How to enable or disable Aero Shake in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Aero Shake is disabled by default. To enable it, follow the steps below.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its setup applications. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.

To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture:

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

The Windows settings panel should look similar to the image below. In Windows settings, click Systemand select Multitask on the right panel of the screen shown in the image below.

In the multitasking settings panel, change the button to “Title bar windows are shaking” to the Upon or Off position to enable or disable Aero Shake.

Exit the configuration panel and you’re done.

That is all!


In this tutorial we have seen how to enable or disable Aero Shake in Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use the comment form below.

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