Displaying the time of change notifications in Windows 10/8/7

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Yesterday, we saw how to change the Windows cursor thickness and flashing frequency to make it more visible in the PC settings via the Usability tab. Today, we will see how to increase or decrease the time displayed for Windows 8 toast notifications in the upper right corner. Towards the end of this article, you will find links showing you how to do this for Windows 10 and Windows 7.

Change the notification display time in Windows

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You can enable or disable toast notifications completely in Windows 8 at any time. However, if you only want to change the display time, open the charm bar > Settings > Settings > PC Settings. Click Usability.

In the drop-down menu Show notifications for, select the time at which the notifications should be displayed.

That’s all you have to do!

Windows 10 users? Make desktop notifications last longer on Windows 10. You can also set the time notifications are displayed with our Ultimate Windows Tweaker.

Windows 7 users? Specify that the Windows 7 notification dialog boxes remain open longer.

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