Activate Aero-Shake in Windows 11

How to shake to minimize in Windows 11.

In previous Windows versions, there was a function called “Aero-Shake”. You could just grab a window by the title bar, shake it and all other windows got minimized. In Windows 11 the function is not activated by default.

Activate Aero-Shake in the Windows settings

Open the settings app and go to System – Multitasking.

Here you find the option “Title bar window shake”. Once this is activated again.

Keyboard shortcut for Aero-Shake

An alternative way to use the function is the keyboard shortcut “CTRL + HOME”. It also works out of the box in Windows 11.

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