Are you using all of Windows 10’s awesome productivity features? From adjusting system and battery performance to silencing notifications, you could be missing out on powerful features and productivity enhancements — check out our four favorites.
This feature lets you reduce the amount of blue light emitted from your screen, which reduces eye strain and boosts sleep efficiency. Night Light is disabled by default, so you need to enable it by following these steps:
Click the Start Menu
Open the Settings app (or press the Windows key + I to quickly open Settings)
Select the System icon followed by the Display option in the left-hand pane
Set Night light to “On” or “Off”
It takes only a few seconds to open a browser and enter a web address or choose a saved page from the bookmarks menu. However, Windows 10 makes the process even quicker with Edge browser’s “Pin this page to the taskbar” feature. This is an essential shortcut for anyone who relies on web-based apps such as email or company intranets.
Pin your open windows
Do you struggle to organize a screen cluttered with open windows? Holding the Windows key and pressing an arrow should solve most of your problems:
Windows key + Left – Resize the current window’s width to half the size of the screen and align it to the left
Windows key + Right – Resize the current window’s width to half the size of the screen and align it to the right
Windows key + Up – Maximize the current window to fit the entire screen
Windows key + Down – Downsize the current window
When none of those keys are enough to set you straight, holding the Windows key and pressing the Tab button will show you all the apps you currently have open.
Notifications are frustratingly distracting. Windows 10’s Focus Assist feature helps you tackle this issue by customizing which contacts and applications can interrupt you during predetermined periods of time. Try it out by:
Opening the Settings window
Clicking the System icon
Selecting Focus Assist from the left-hand pane
Adjusting the notifications settings based on your preference
If you wish to disable it and receive all notifications, click “Off.”
These are just a few of our favorites. For more software and productivity recommendations, give our experts a call today.
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