One of my favorite features in Windows 10 is the “Action Center”. It’s a unified place for all system notifications as well as quick access to a number of settings. It exists in the slide-out pane on the right side of your computer screen, which appears at the press of an icon in the taskbar.

The best thing about Action Center is that you can customize it to enhance your user experience. Let’s find out how it works!

Best Tips to Use Action Center in Windows 10

How to Customize Action Center in Windows 10

How to change your quick actions in Action Center on Windows 10

You have the option to change the quick actions as per your need. As for instance, you can select All settings, Battery saver or Airplane Mode to be your quick action.

Step #1. First up, you need to click on the Start menu button-Windows icon at the bottom left corner of your screen.

Step #2. Next, you have to click on Settings.

Step #3. Click on System → Notifications and actions.

Step #4. Now, click on the quick action you wish to change.

click on the quick action you wish to change

Step #5. Next, you will have to click on the option you wish to be a quick action. You have 13 options to choose from:

  • All settings
  • Connect
  • Project
  • Battery saver
  • VPN
  • Bluetooth
  • Brightness
  • Note
  • Wi-Fi
  • Quiet hours
  • Location
  • Airplane mode
  • Tablet mode

How to Hide App Notifications in Action Center on Windows 10

No longer want the notification of any app to show up in the Action Center? There is an option to let you hide app the alerts.

Step #1. Click on the Start menu button → Settings → System → Notifications and actions.

Step #2. Now, you have to flip the switch under Show app notifications to turn it off.

Switch under Show app notifications to turn it off

How to Receive Notifications While Presenting on Windows 10

Don’t want notifications to stop even when you are presenting on your Windows 10 PC? You can receive alerts even while presenting.

Step #1. Click on the Start menu button → Settings → System → Notifications and actions.

Step #2. Now, you have to flip the switch under Hide notifications while presenting to turn it off.

Switch under Hide notifications while presenting to turn it off

How to turn off Notifications from Specific apps in Action Center on Windows 10

No longer want to receive notifications from some specific apps on your PC. There is a way to prevent individual apps from sending alerts.

Step #1. Click on the Start menu button → Settings → System → Notifications and actions.

Step #2. Next, you need to flip the switch beside the app you don’t want notifications from to turn it off.

Switch beside the app you don’t want notifications from to turn it off

How to Hide Notifications on the Lock Screen on Windows 10

Don’t want your lock screen to be filled with tons of alerts? You can hide notifications from the lock screen of your PC.

Step #1. Click on the Start menu button → Settings → System → Notifications and actions.

Step #2. Next, you need to flip the switch under Show notifications on the lock screen to turn it off.

Switch under Show notifications on the lock screen to turn it off

How to Hide Tips about Windows in Action Center on Windows 10

If you don’t want tips to show up in the Action Center, you have the option to hide them as well.

Step #1. Click on the Start menu button → Settings → System → Notifications and actions.

Step #2. Next, you need to flip the switch under Show me tips about Windows to turn it on.

Switch under Show me tips about Windows to turn it on

That’s it!

Now, it’s time to make the best the use of these tips and use Action Center perfectly.

If you are worried about the fast consumption of your laptop battery, check out this post to improve the battery life on your Windows 10. And just in case, you no longer want to bear with the lock screen in Windows 10, follow this quick guide to disable it.

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