Pause Windows Updates And Automatically Set Active Hours With The Windows 10 May 2019 Feature Update

With the Windows 10 May 2019 feature update 1903 (also codenamed 19H1), Windows 10 users can now manage how the updates are scheduled and installed. This is by allowing delaying of updates upto a period of 35 days. Here are the new changes in 19H1 for Windows 10 updates that are visible once this feature update is installed: Access Windows Settings (shortcut keys: Windows key + I) > Update...

Quickly View Saved Wi-Fi Passwords In Windows 10

If you have forgotten your Wi-Fi password in Windows 10, you can view it through any other Windows 10 PC that is using the same network. This can be done either directly using the command prompt or through Windows Settings. Here is how: Using the command prompt: This is obviously a lot quicker. Open Windows command prompt (Win key + R and type cmd) or search for command prompt...

How To Change AutoPlay Settings In Windows 10

Autoplay in Windows 10 can be configured to take specific action depending on the devices. Here is how: Access Windows Settings (shortcut key: Windows key + I) and choose Devices. Select AutoPlay. Make sure that the option AutoPlay for all media and devices is enabled. Then from the list of available devices that can be configured for autoplay defaults, choose the corresponding...

Add And Remove Start Menu Folders In Windows 10

The Start menu in Windows 10 by default lists certain folders like Documents, Pictures and Settings. You can add and remove these as needed. Here is how: Access Windows Settings (shortcut key : Windows key + I). Then choose Personalization. Scroll down to Start and click on Choose which folders appear on Start. Enable or disable the folders as needed. The Start...

Customize Hotkeys For Switching Between Input Languages In Windows 10

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If you have more than one input languages installed in Windows 10, you can assign a hotkey combination to switch between them as needed. This will be visible in the taskbar too. Here is how: Access Windows Settings (shortcut key : Win key + I) and choose Devices. Next, select Typing. Scroll down to More keyboard settings and click on Advanced keyboard settings. Choose Language...

How To Configure Wi-Fi In Windows 10 As A Mobile Hotspot

Windows 10 PCs can be used to share Internet connection as a mobile hotspot. A maximum of 8 devices can then be connected when this hotspot is active. Here is how to configure Windows 10 wireless connection as a mobile hotspot. Go to Windows Settings (shortcut key : Windows key + I) > Network & Internet. Choose Mobile hotspot. Drag the slider to on for Share my Internet...