How to Manage the Action Center in Windows 10?

By Rimzhim Sharma March 1, 2017 How To, Windows

Window’s ‘Notification Center’ has always been consistent with all past versions of the OS. Well, the anniversary update has changed things for the better. Windows introduced us with the new notification center, known as the “Action Center”, which retains your notification history so if you miss anything, you can open the center up and review them.

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Notifications are the heart and soul of the Action Center in Windows 10, but receiving a barrage of notifications isn’t always welcomed.

Let’s take a quick look how you can manage and configure Windows Action center settings:

1. Firstly, to open the Action Center, click on the following icon (refer snapshot).


2. At the bottom of the Action Center you’ll see four settings, which can be expanded to show everything.


3. To configure notifications and the Action Center, open the settings, then the System group, and then click “Notifications and actions”. These top-most set of options are known as the “Quick actions”.


4. If you click the link “Select which icons appear on the taskbar” you’ll be able to decide how crowded or loaded your system tray is, so that you can just turn them all “Off”.


5. As with previous Windows versions, you can also turn system icons on or off, such as the clock, volume control, and even the Action Center itself.


6. Turning off the first two options will likely quash many to most notifications, so if you don’t like receiving them, then you’re going to want to start turning options off.


7. if you don’t want to disable app notifications wholesale, but still don’t want to see them from certain ones, you can selectively disable them.


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Undoubtedly, Windows 10 can definitely overwhelm you with tons of notification features. How do set up and manage notifications on your Windows 10 device? Let us know in the comments below.

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Rimzhim Sharma

"Rimzhim Sharma is a blogger at The Phone Support. An engineer by qualification, she discovered her penchant for writing all things tech and cool, quite by chance. She writes about newest technology trends and gadgets. When not writing, Rimzhim is likely to be found reading, traveling, or simply digging into her favorite foods."