How To Setup A VPN In Windows 10

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How To Manage Offline Maps In Windows 10

Maps downloaded in Windows 10 for offline use can take up space if there are a lot of them . While they can be very useful for navigation when not connected to Internet, the storage and update settings for them can still be tweaked if needed. Here is how : Access Windows Settings (shortcut : Windows key + I). Choose System.Next, click on Offline maps.There, scroll down to Storage location and...

How To Enable Notifications And Sound Alerts For Windows 10 Mail App

Email accounts added in Windows 10 Mail app can be configured to display notifications in Action Center and sound alerts when new messages arrive.Here is how : From the Mail app, click on gear icon and access Settings.Go to Notifications.Select the email account and enable the options for displaying notification banner and sound alerts. To enable it for all the added email accounts, choose Apply...

How To Change Sync Settings For Windows 10 Mail App

The sync settings of Mail app that comes with Windows 10 can be changed if needed.These settings include downloading past emails from a specific time period (all time, last 7 days and so on), checking for and downloading new emails (as they arrive, every 15 minutes etc) and whether to sync contacts and calendar. Here is how to change it : Open the default Outlook email app in Windows 10 and from...

Speed Up Windows 10 By Disabling Background Apps

Default system apps that come with Windows 10 run in background even when they are not being accessed. It is to ensure that they are always updated and can provide best performance but this won’t be necessary if these are not used frequently. So they can be configured to not run in background thereby freeing up system resources. Here is how : Access Windows 10 settings by pressing Windows key...

7 Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts For Better Productivity

Windows 10 has some very useful keyboard shortcuts that can increase productivity by finishing tasks quickly. These shortcuts can be directly used anytime. Here are some of the very useful ones :Windows key + PrtScn : This will capture a screenshot of the current screen and automatically store it in the Computer > Pictures > Screenshots folder.Windows key + E : This will launch File Explorer...