ms-settings Commands in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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. In this article, I would like to share the list of Settings pages URIs (ms-settings) available in Windows 10 versions 1709 "Fall Creators Update".

I've prepared the updated list of ms-settings commands which I keep up-to-date. I recommend you to refer to it for newer Windows 10 versions. Check it out:

ms-settings Commands in Windows 10 (Settings Page URI Shortcuts)

To launch the desired page of the Settings app directly, you need to do the following:

  1. Press Win + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type or copy-paste the desired command from the table below into the Run box. For example, use the following command to open the Colors settings page directly:
    ms-settings:colors

    windows 10 ms-settings runThis will open the Colors settings page directly. See the screenshot below.

    Windows 10 Creators Update Colors

Here is the list of ms-settings commands in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Settings pageURI Command
Home
Settings home page ms-settings:
System
Display ms-settings:display
Night light
ms-settings:nightlight
Notifications & actions ms-settings:notifications
Power & sleep ms-settings:powersleep
Battery ms-settings:batterysaver
Battery usage by app
ms-settings:batterysaver-usagedetails
Battery Saver settings
ms-settings:batterysaver-settings
Storage ms-settings:storagesense
Save locations
ms-settings:savelocations
Change how we free up space
ms-settings:storagepolicies
Tablet mode ms-settings:tabletmode
Multitasking ms-settings:multitasking
Projecting to this PC ms-settings:project
Remote Desktop ms-settings:remotedesktop
Shared experiences ms-settings:crossdevice
About ms-settings:about
Devices
Bluetooth & other devices ms-settings:bluetooth
Connected devices
ms-settings:connecteddevices
Printers & scanners ms-settings:printers
Mouse ms-settings:mousetouchpad
Touchpad ms-settings:devices-touchpad
Typing ms-settings:typing
Pen & Windows Ink ms-settings:pen
AutoPlay ms-settings:autoplay
USB ms-settings:usb
Phone
Phone ms-settings:mobile-devices
Add a phone
ms-settings:mobile-devices-addphone
Network & Internet
Status ms-settings:network-status
Cellular & SIM ms-settings:network-cellular
Wi-Fi ms-settings:network-wifi
Wi-Fi Calling ms-settings:network-wificalling
Manage known networks
ms-settings:network-wifisettings
Ethernet ms-settings:network-ethernet
Dial-up ms-settings:network-dialup
VPN ms-settings:network-vpn
Airplane mode ms-settings:network-airplanemode
Mobile hotspot ms-settings:network-mobilehotspot
Data usage ms-settings:datausage
Proxy ms-settings:network-proxy
Personalization
Background ms-settings:personalization-background
Colors ms-settings:colors
Lock screen ms-settings:lockscreen
Themes ms-settings:themes
Start ms-settings:personalization-start
Taskbar ms-settings:taskbar
Apps
Apps & features ms-settings:appsfeatures
Manage optional features
ms-settings:optionalfeatures
Default apps ms-settings:defaultapps
Offline maps ms-settings:maps
Apps for websites ms-settings:appsforwebsites
Video playback ms-settings:videoplayback
Accounts
Your info ms-settings:yourinfo
Email & app accounts ms-settings:emailandaccounts
Sign-in options ms-settings:signinoptions
Access work or school ms-settings:workplace
Family & other people ms-settings:otherusers
Sync your settings ms-settings:sync
Date & time ms-settings:dateandtime
Region & language ms-settings:regionlanguage
Speech ms-settings:speech
Gaming
Game bar ms-settings:gaming-gamebar
Game DVR ms-settings:gaming-gamedvr
Broadcasting ms-settings:gaming-broadcasting
Game Mode ms-settings:gaming-gamemode
TruePlay ms-settings:gaming-trueplay
Xbox Networking ms-settings:gaming-xboxnetworking
Ease of Access
Narrator ms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator
Magnifier ms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier
High contrast ms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast
Closed captions ms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning
Keyboard ms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard
Mouse ms-settings:easeofaccess-mouse
Other options ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions
Cortana
Talk to Cortana ms-settings:cortana
Permissions & History ms-settings:cortana-permissions
Notifications ms-settings:cortana-notifications
More details ms-settings:cortana-moredetails
Cortana Language
ms-settings:cortana-language
Privacy
General ms-settings:privacy
Location ms-settings:privacy-location
Camera ms-settings:privacy-webcam
Microphone ms-settings:privacy-microphone
Motion ms-settings:privacy-motion
Notifications ms-settings:privacy-notifications
Speech, inking, & typing ms-settings:privacy-speechtyping
Account info ms-settings:privacy-accountinfo
Contacts ms-settings:privacy-contacts
Calendar ms-settings:privacy-calendar
Call history ms-settings:privacy-callhistory
Email ms-settings:privacy-email
Tasks ms-settings:privacy-tasks
Messaging ms-settings:privacy-messaging
Radios ms-settings:privacy-radios
Other devices ms-settings:privacy-customdevices
Feedback & diagnostics ms-settings:privacy-feedback
Background apps ms-settings:privacy-backgroundapps
App diagnostics ms-settings:privacy-appdiagnostics
Automatic file downloads ms-settings:privacy-automaticfiledownloads
Update & security
Windows Update ms-settings:windowsupdate
Check for updates
ms-settings:windowsupdate-action
Update history
ms-settings:windowsupdate-history
Restart options
ms-settings:windowsupdate-restartoptions
Advanced options
ms-settings:windowsupdate-options
Delivery Optimization
ms-settings:delivery-optimization
Windows Defender ms-settings:windowsdefender
Backup ms-settings:backup
Troubleshoot ms-settings:troubleshoot
Recovery ms-settings:recovery
Activation ms-settings:activation
Find My Device ms-settings:findmydevice
For developers ms-settings:developers
Windows Hello ms-settings:signinoptions-launchfaceenrollment
Windows Insider Program ms-settings:windowsinsider
Mixed reality
Mixed reality ms-settings:holographic
Audio and speech ms-settings:holographic-audio
Environment
Headset display
Uninstall
Surface Hub
Accounts ms-settings:surfacehub-accounts
Team Conferencing ms-settings:surfacehub-calling
Team device management ms-settings:surfacehub-devicemanagenent
Session cleanup ms-settings:surfacehub-sessioncleanup
Welcome screen ms-settings:surfacehub-welcome

Note: Some of the pages have no URI and cannot be opened using ms-settings commands. Some pages require special hardware to be installed in your device and won't be visible without it.

These commands are not new to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Refer to the following articles:

Many thanks to my friend Indigo (@tfwboredom) for making this list and for assistance.

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9 thoughts on “ms-settings Commands in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

  1. Phil

    Too many ms-settings Commands thank you!

    Reply
  2. Gokulnath

    Help full information

    Reply
  3. Gokulnath

    Nice

    Reply
  4. Jonathan

    Where did you find this information at in the Operating System?

    Reply
  5. Duarte

    How do we do the same using powershell ?

    Reply
    1. Sergey Tkachenko Post author

      can you share more details please, what exactly you need to do with powershell.

      Reply
  6. Edivan Baptista

    Command for Samples !?

    ms-settings: “?”

    on cammand:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel]
    “EnableSamplesPage”=dword:00000001

    e-mail: edivan.baptista@gmail.com

    Reply
  7. Paul Hawkins

    The “ms-settings:” no longer works, for me, on the command line anymore after the most recent Windows Update around December 2019.

    Reply

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