Tag Archives: Windows 10 Settings

How to Disable Ads in Settings in Windows 10

How to Disable Ads in Settings in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Settings app of Windows 10 shows tips and suggestions. It is able to promote certain features like linking your phone. Many users are not happy to see these ads in the Settings app. Here are two ways to get rid of them.

How to Disable Online Tips in Settings in Windows 10

How to Disable Online Tips in Settings in Windows 10

By default, the Settings app shows various tips, links to online tutorials and also videos for pages you open. Depending on your display size, they can appear below the page controls or on the right. If you find them useless or annoying, you can hide them.

Add Settings Context Menu In Windows 10

Add Settings Context Menu In Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to add any page of Settings to the context menu in Windows 10. So you can try out this ability, we will create a special context menu with categories of the Settings app and add it to the Desktop.

Windows 10 is getting a refined UI for Settings

Windows 10 is getting a refined UI for Settings

Windows 10 is getting a refined UI for the built-in Settings app. The new appearance of the app received a lot transparency and blur, featuring all the elements of Microsoft's very own design language, known as "Fluent Design". Here is how it looks.

Create Shortcut to Open Any Settings Page in Windows 10

Create Shortcut to Open Any Settings Page in Windows 10

The Settings app in Windows 10 replaces the classic Control Panel. It consists of many pages and inherits a lot of classic settings. Almost every Settings page has its own URI, which stands for Uniform Resource Identifier. This allows you to open any Settings page directly with a special command. You can use this ability to create a shortcut for any page of Settings. Here is how.

How To Hide Settings Pages in Windows 10

How To Hide Settings Pages in Windows 10

Yet another feature of Windows 10 Creators Update is the ability to hide certain pages of the Settings app. To hide Settings pages, Windows 10 offers a new Group Policy which can be configured using gpedit.msc or Registry. Here is how it can be done.