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Tips on maximizing your Shift screen
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Your Shift screen is the first thing you see when you open the app, so it has to look all sorted and organized to start your work day afresh! Have you ever thought of customizing it according to your preferences? Check out the few tips we have to customize the Shift screen and make you more productive 👨‍💻👩‍💻

1. Customize the sidebar

Did you know that you can change the sidebar style in Shift? There are three options available: Compact, Standard, and Expanded. To change your sidebar style, right-click anywhere on your sidebar and select the style you want.


Click here for more tips on customizing your sidebar.

2. Show/hide the bookmark bar

You can maximize the space on your screen by showing/hiding bookmarks on your Shift browser by following the steps here:

  • Use the keyboard shortcut to hide/show the bookmark bar (press Ctrl Shift B for Windows or Cmd Shift B for Mac)
  • Go to Options (lower left) > Settings > Appearance > choose your desired option for Showing bookmarks


Check out this article for more tips on managing bookmarks.

3. Toggle to full-screen mode

You can also manage the screen ratio on Shift through your keyboard. To toggle full-screen mode, click Ctrl+Cmd+F on Mac or F11 on Windows.

What's Next 

Find more answers to frequently asked questions here.


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