Enable Mini View And Dark Mode For Movies & TV In Windows 10

The Movies & TV app which comes by default with Windows 10 has some cool features like Mini view, 360 view, and Dark Mode. Access it either from the Windows start menu or by searching for it (shortcut keys: Win key + S). To enable Mini View, open any video file in Movies & TV app and click on the rectangle icon. Then select Play in mini view. This will launch the video in a small window...

Configure Wi-Fi Networks As Metered In Windows 10

Metered connections in Windows 10 is useful in managing data usage. Here is how to set metered Wi-Fi connections in Windows 10: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Windows key + I) and choose Network & Internet. Next, click on Wi-Fi and select the network connection (if there are more than one) to be set as metered by choosing Manage known networks. Choose the specific Wi-Fi connection and...

How To Configure Drive Optimisation In Windows 10

Windows 10 can automatically clean up disk space using Storage Sense . You can also schedule optimising (defragmentation) of drives automatically. Here’s how: Go to the search box (shortcut keys: Win key + S) and type in defrag.Then choose Defragment and Optimise Drives. Alternatively, from File Explorer, choose Manage > Optimise. You can also access it from Windows Settings (Win key +...

How To Change Apps For Websites And Configure Default Apps In Windows 10

Windows 10 can automatically open certain websites through their apps if installed instead of using a browser. This can include apps like Twitter, Microsoft To-Do and more. Here is how to turn on or off these associated apps so that they can be opened in browser: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Win key +I) Next, go to Apps and click on Apps for websites. Certain websites will already be associated...

Quickly Create Videos Using Photo App In Windows 10

The Photos app that comes with Windows 10 can quickly create videos from a collection of photos and videos. Here is how to do that: Open Photos from the Windows 10 menu or alternatively search for it (Win key + S). Next, click on Video Projects. Click on New video project and name it. Now, a video editor interface will be available. To add photos and video clips, click on Add. Then choose the source. This...

How To Configure And Use Search In Windows 10

The search feature in Windows 10 ( keyboard shortcut: Windows key + S ) by default will automatically look for files and folders in your Outlook account as well as OneDrive. It also returns search results from the web with a moderate content filter by default. Categorizing searches: You can also directly categorize these searches based on what you are looking for by using various prefixes. For example:...