Rename Virtual Desktops In Windows 10

Virtual desktops in Windows 10 have a default naming scheme like Desktop 1, Desktop 2, and so on and can be directly accessed using the shortcut keys Win key +Tab. (More on keyboard shortcuts for virtual desktops can be found here). However, with the May 2020 version 2004 update, you can now rename them too as needed which makes it easy to locate and use them. Checking and updating to version 2004: For...

Schedule Skype Meetings Using Windows 10 Calendar App

Skype meetings can be directly scheduled using the Calendar app in Windows 10. The attendees only need a Skype account to join and it can be done directly through a browser or with the Skype app. Here is how: Open the Calendar app from the Windows 10 start menu. You can also search for it using the search icon from the taskbar or by using Win key +S. Next, click on the + button to add an event in...

Free Up Disk Space In Windows 10 By Deleting Windows Update Files

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Windows 10 preserves a copy of all the applied updates even when newer updates are applied. While this is useful when trying to roll back updates, it gradually consumes a lot of disk space over time. Here is how to delete them if using Storage sense to free up disk space doesn’t help : Open the Run box (shortcut key – Win key+ R) and type in : services.msc   Next, scroll down to...

Add Different Calendars To The Windows 10 Calendar App

The Calendar app in Windows 10 comes with additional calendars that can be added to your Microsoft account to keep track of sporting events, TV channels/shows and country specific national holidays. (If you have already configured other email accounts like Gmail etc in the Mail app, those calendars will be automatically available in the Calendar app). Here is how to add these extra calendars : Open...

How To Create Linked Inboxes In Windows 10 Mail App

Windows 10 Mail app has the feature of linking inboxes. What this means is that if you have multiple email accounts configured, then you can link them together as a single inbox. This is useful when you’d like to consolidate different email accounts under one inbox (E.g: one linked inbox for all your personal email accounts and the other for work). There has to be more than one email account...

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...