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...

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...

Set Sticky Notes Reminders Using Cortana In Windows 10

The content of Sticky Notes in Windows 10 can be automatically added as a reminder through Cortana. Here is how : Open Sticky Notes by searching for them (Windows key + S), and typing Sticky Notes . Make a new note and enter a specific date, day or time. This will automatically be highlighted. Click on this highlighted part and choose Add Reminder which will be visible at the...

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...