How to Use the Quick Menu on Shadow
The Quick Menu is an interface designed for Shadow that allows you to adjust your settings and connect new devices without having to return to the launcher.
This article is here to help you understand the uses and benefits of this feature.
The Quick Menu is only available on the following applications: Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, Android TV, iOS, and Apple TV.
To open the Quick Menu, log into the Shadow launcher, then Start Shadow.
Once Shadow starts, click on the Shadow logo located at the top of the screen, or press the Quick Menu shortcut:
Windows : ALT + WIN + O
macOS : ALT + CMD + O
Linux : ALT + SUPER + O
In the quick menu you can find:
On the left, several categories to set up Shadow:
At the top, several buttons with specific features to the Quick Menu (cursor, display mode)
On the right, the usage stats to monitor the status of your connection to Shadow in real time
Some settings in this article vary depending on your device's operating system and your version of Shadow. This article covers the settings available on most Shadow apps.
Video & Display
You will find the screen(s) on which Shadow is displayed in this section.
You will find the microphone (with a non-USB connection) redirected to Shadow in this section.
Controllers & USB
Use the Controllers tab to see which of your controllers are connected to your Shadow.
The Help section includes:
Located at the top of the Quick Menu, these buttons can help you:
Enter or exit full screen
Choose to display Shadow in full screen or windowed mode.
Lock or unlock cursor
Switches between these two modes:
Unlocked cursor: The cursor can be moved outside the Shadow window. Recommended for office use.
Stops and starts Shadow's stream.
Best used after changing Shadow's settings.
The Quick Menu includes the Usage Stats, designed to help you monitor your Shadow's performance in real time.