Select the quick actions to display in the Windows 10 Action Center

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Quick Actions in the Notifications and Actions Center of Windows 10, you can quickly perform actions for your frequently called functions or features. This can be all settings, Connect, Battery Saving Mode, VPN, Bluetooth, Brightness, Notice, Tablet Mode, Wi-Fi or Hibernation. Here you can select or select the quick actions to display.

UPDATE: Things have changed a little in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. You can now drag and drop the quick action buttons.

Choose Quick Actions for display in the Action Center

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To set your settings, open the Windows 10 Settings application, click System, then click Notifications & Actions to open the next window.

Here, under Quick Actions, you can select your quick actions.

If you click on the icon All settings‘Gear’, you will see a list of application icons in the pop-up window that you can select and configure to appear on the lock screen and allow you to perform quick actions.

Select the desired application and it is selected and replaces the preferences icon.

By clicking on another program icon, you return to a pop-up window where you can select an application to display on the lock screen.

This allows you to select up to four applications that display quick actions on the Windows 10 lock screen.

Tip : Scroll down a bit and you will see two settings, Show notifications on the lock screen and Show incoming alerts, reminders and WOIP calls on the lock screen. Move the cursor to the ‘On’ position to display the notifications on your lock screen.

This allows you to select the quick actions to display in the Notifications area of the Windows 10 Action Center.

This is just one of the many Windows 10 tips and tricks we covered.

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