8 Awesome Windows 10 Tips and Tricks (2016)

It is undeniable! Windows 10 is the best operating system from Microsoft. I have been using it for a few months now. In this article, I will give you a few Windows 10 tips and tricks to entice you up. Without wasting much time, let’s get into the business.

Best Windows 10 Tips and Tricks

Find the tips and tricks below.

#1. On the earlier Windows versions, Command Prompt customization was impossible. But you can now change the font, background, and the line space. The best thing I feel about Windows 10 command prompt is the ability to copy and paste content. To get the personalization settings, open CMD, right-click on the title tab and choose Settings.

Also Read: How To Stop Automatic Updates on Windows 10.

#2. Dark mode is one of the anticipated features of Windows 10 till the anniversary update. You can now activate it from the personalization panel. Follow Settings>> Personalization>> Colors and, go with Dark from Choose your app mode.

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#3. Do a lot of notifications bother you? You think it is impossible to turn it off? You are wrong! You can to access Settings>> System>> Notifications & actions. From there notifications for every app can be switched off. Then, notifications will hardly steal your focus on your work.

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#4. Windows 10 has a useful feature called virtual desktops. You can use this option if you use your computer for both work and personal usage. In order to make a new desktop, you have to open the task view. It can be done in two ways; either press Win key+ Tab or click on the button right next to the search field on the taskbar. And, you have to hit the ‘+’ button that says New desktop. It is possible to switch between desktops by pressing Ctrl+ Win+ right/ left arrow key.

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#5. Do you know the start menu on Windows 10 is resizable? Yeah, it is! Just move the mouse pointer to the edge of the start menu, and you will see the pointer takes the shape of a double-headed arrow. Just click and drag. That’s it!

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#6. Snapping is one of the useful features, which lets you use multiple apps simultaneously. Say you have to type some text into a browser tab from a document. Then, you can open them both at the same time. Use Win key+ arrow keys to enable snapping or spit-screen view.

#7. Sometimes, we don’t need the fancy graphics on a web page. All we need is the texts and the situation to read them without any distraction. Read mode on Microsoft Edge provides you with the same. Open a web page and hit that book-like button right to the address bar. There you go!

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#8. Have you ever wished for a tool that helps you take notes directly from the browser tab? Well, here it comes! Edge gives you an innate option to do it. After opening the web page you need, press the pencil-inside-square button. That’s it! You can now highlight text, add notes and draw on the page. Finally, you can save it as a One Note file as well.

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Wrapping Up

So, you have got eight Windows 10 tips and tricks now.

Do you know any other tips? Don’t be hesitant to share them with us using the comment section below.

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