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...

Send Files Through Bluetooth Between Windows 10 PCs Using Nearby Sharing

With the Windows 10 April 2018 update (version 1803), there is now a feature of Nearby sharing. This feature makes it very easy to transfer files between different Windows 10 PCs without setting up a network. It does this by using Bluetooth or a Wi-Fi network. There are other useful Bluetooth features too that Windows 10 makes use of like Dynamic Lock. The prerequisite for Nearby sharing...

Configure Per App Sound Settings In Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with built-in support for multiple audio stream playback on a per app basis. What this means is if you have speakers as well as headphones, you can choose which to use as per the apps and adjust the playback volume for each of them. So, suppose to watch online content in Firefox using headphones while using the speakers when playing PC games, this can be configured without having...

How To Use Snip & Sketch In Windows 10

Windows 10 October 2018 update combines the default snipping tool with sketching. This integration that is Snip & Sketch makes it easier to take screenshots and edit them. To take a screenshot, either go to Action Center > Screen snip or use shortcut key : Windows key + Shift + S. This will launch a screenshot window with three options available : full screen, free form and rectangular. Choose...

How To Use Cloud Clipboard In Windows 10

October 2018 Update for Windows 10 comes with cloud clipboard feature. This makes it easy to store and paste copied data between different Windows 10 PCs. Here is how to enable it : Access Windows Settings (Win key + I) > System Scroll to Clipboard and enable the option Clipboard history and Sync across devices. If you just want the clipboard to use the data locally, keep the...

Minimize Distractions Using Focus Assist In Windows 10

enable focus assist from Windows 10 system tray
Quiet hours which is now known as Focus assist in Windows 10 is useful to minimize unwanted notifications. With notifications being displayed for apps, mails and so on, it can be distracting to manage them when focusing on a specific task. Focus assist can be useful here. When enabled, you won’t see any of these notifications due to it. You can quickly turn it on by right clicking...