The Timeline function does not work on Windows 10

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If the Timeline function does not work under Windows 10, then this article shows you how to enable the Timeline function and make it work. The settings also allow you to disable or disable the Timeline and Activity History functions when you are not using them.

Timeline function does not work under Windows 10

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In WinX menu Open Settings and go to Privacy section.

There you see a setting under Windows Permissions > Activity History on the right side – Let Windows retrieve my activities from the PC. Select this setting.

Under View Account Activities, make sure your Microsoft account is selected and the switch is set to On.

If you want to synchronize your activities between devices, select the Synchronize my activities option from this PC to the cloud.

Restart your computer and check.

You will see the timeline icon on your taskbar and it should work correctly. If the icon still does not appear, right-click the taskbar button and select Show Task View button.

To see More days in your timeline, log in with your Microsoft account, press the Timeline button, scroll down a bit and click Enable.

If this does not help, first create a system restore point and then open Registry Editor, navigate to the next path


and make sure that the value of the following DWORD (32-bit) values is set to 1:

  • ActivateActivityFeed
  • Publish user activities
  • Download user activities.

If you do not see these DWORD values, create them and give them values of 1 each.

To create them, right-click in the right pane, New > DWORD (32-bit). Double-click it and change it to 1

You may need to be logged into your Microsoft account.

I hope it helps you!

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