Can I disable the tablet mode for Windows 11 Surface when I'm using external keyboard ?

phil 1 Reputation point

I'm using surface 7 installed Windows 11.
It is automatically changing the view mode to tablet when I'm detaching the cover keyboard.
But this feature is forcing even when I'm using external keyboard and mouse.
Can I disable the tablet mode and using the "Compact View" when I'm using external keyboard and mouse ?

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    I found I can use the "Compact View" if I connect external monitor. but still want to know if I there is any way forcing "Compact View"


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  1. Limitless Technology 39,351 Reputation points

    Hi there,

    I suppose there is no way yet to make this possible.

    Microsoft has removed the Tablet mode from Windows 11. The feature is no longer available in Windows 11.Instead, Windows 11 will automatically optimize the UI for touch when you detach the keyboard from your device.

    Under "Feature deprecations and removals" the Tablet mode is removed and new functionality and capability is included for keyboard attach and detach postures.

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