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Action Center Download Progress in Windows 10 Creators Update

Action Center Download Progress in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft recently released Windows 10 build 15019. This build represents the upcoming Windows 10 version 1704, known as "Creators Update". The user interface in this build saw some parts updated. One of its updated parts is Action Center, which now shows a progress bar for whatever you are downloading from the Store.

Change priority of app notifications in Action Center of Windows 10

Change priority of app notifications in Action Center of Windows 10

As you may already know, the Action Center in Windows 10 is now able to show and store notifications from Desktop Windows apps, system notifications, and Modern apps. The Action Center stores these notifications grouped by app and time. When a new event happens, it shows a toast notification for a few seconds and then it is stored in Action Center. Windows 10 allows you to specify which notifications show first in Action Center. It prioritizes notifications so apps with high priority notifications have their notification shown at the top of the notification center.

Change notification count visible per app in Action Center of Windows 10

Change notification count visible per app in Action Center of Windows 10

As you may already know, the Action Center in Windows 10 is now able to show and store notifications from Desktop Windows apps, system notifications, and Modern apps. The Action Center stores these notifications grouped by app and time. When a new event happens, it shows a toast notification for a few seconds and then it is stored in Action Center. It is possible to change how many notifications are visible per app in the Action Center. Here is how.

Card UI coming to Action Center and Cortana in Windows 10 Redstone

Card UI coming to Action Center and Cortana in Windows 10 Redstone

As you may already know, Microsoft is working to make Action Center in Windows 10 more useful. Windows 10 Redstone, the upcoming major update to the operating system, will bring notable changes to many parts of the OS and its features. Some of the changes anticipated in Redstone wave 2 might actually end up shipping in Redstone wave 1 although nothing is officially announced yet. It has come to our knowledge that Microsoft is working on bringing a Card UI to Action Center and Cortana.

How to backup Quick Actions in Action Center of Windows 10

How to backup Quick Actions in Action Center of Windows 10

If you customized Quick Actions in Action Center of Windows 10, probably you will it useful to make a backup of your preferences. The next time you reinstall Windows 10, you will be able to restore them with one click. Also, if you have more than one PC, you can transfer your customized Quick Actions from the current PC to another. Here is how.

How to reset Quick Actions in Action Center of Windows 10

How to reset Quick Actions in Action Center of Windows 10

As you might be knowing, Windows 10 allows you to customize the Quick Actions visible in Action Center. Some day you might want to reset the Action Center buttons to their default set. This can be done very quickly. All you need is just a simple Registry tweak. Let's see this in detail.

Change the number of Quick Action buttons visible in Action Center of Windows 10

Change the number of Quick Action buttons visible in Action Center of Windows 10

The Action Center in Windows 10 is a special pane which keeps various types of notifications and provides quick access to useful actions that can be performed with one click or tap. The user can customize which quick actions will be visible there. There is a hidden secret option in Windows 10 which controls how many quick actions buttons can be visible in the Action Center. By default you have only 4 buttons visible when collapsed. Here is how it can be changed.

The Windows 10 Action Center will become more interactive and useful

The Windows 10 Action Center will become more interactive and useful

New information about upcoming changes to Windows 10 has become available. The Action Center, which currently shows notifications and provides quick access to system actions like airplane mode or screen brightness, will be extended with new functionality. There are a number of interesting features it will get with new upcoming builds. Let's see what those features are.