12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10

12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10

12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10

12 tips organizing windows 10
12 tips organizing windows 10

This Tip is for windows 10 users at the end of this article we will give a comprehensive guideline on how to organize your windows 10 and why it’s necessary to do so.

The need of organizing Windows 10

Organizing helps in keeping your PC neat and also makes it easier to access without having to see everything scattered and difficult to find things, so you can see that it’s necessary to organize your windows for easy accessibility.

12 Tips to Consider while Organizing Windows

12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10
  1. Organize Start with Folders: This helps and also enables you to group your software or app in one place thereby making it easier to access. For instance, you can group your office 356 applications to one place and easily access it instead of having it on different tiles. this is also applicable for other content or applications installed in your windows.

How to organize Start with Folders: click on the Start  button once it’s popped up, left click and drag a tile containing a program to another to make a folder, then drag more tiles to it, pending on the application you which to group. To access the group folder, click on it and choose from the program in it.

  1. Customize your Start Menu: I consider this very helpful, it saves you a bunch of stress looking for applications on the Start Menu. and this is considered as 2 of the 12 tips on how to organize Windows 10

How to Customize your Start Menu: Pin apps to the Start menu for quick access to what’s important. Select Start  > press and hold (or right-click) the app you want to pin > Pin to Start. You can also unpin the apps you don’t need.

organize Start Menu
organize Start Menu
  1. Save it in a Sticky Notes: Most times we tend to create multiple files on activities and forget to delete them once we complete them, it necessary to save your activities on Sticky note, which is very cool and save you from dumping a less important file on the desktop or creating multiple folders for it.

How To Save with Sticky Notes: Go to the Windows Ink Workspace  > Sticky Notes to create reminders for yourself. To make a new note, select New note, then use the pen to jot it down. Note: you can also use the search to find “Sticky Notes or on one of the Start tiles

save it in Sticky Notes
save it in Sticky Notes
  1. Hide Desktop Icon Quickly: It’s necessary to hide your Desktop contents to avoid clusters of files and folder making your desktop look cool and neat and it is considered as the 4th of the 12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10

How to Hide Desktop Icon: Spruce up a messy desktop in seconds. Press and hold (or right-click) the desktop, select View, and then clear Show desktop icons. To see them again, select Show desktop icons.

hide and show desktop Icons
hide and show desktop Icons
12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10
  1. Clear your Workspace: To clear your workspace is to close all you unused program and leave the once you are currently working with because if enhance the speed and usage of your laptop, it also reduces the amount of ram usage on you Pc.

How to clear your workspace: Select and hold the window you want to stay open, then give your mouse (or finger) a little back-and-forth shake. All the other open apps will automatically minimize to clear your workspace.

clear your workspace
clear your workspace

See also: getting-started-with-microsoft-team

  1. Snap apps side by side: with this you can your opened apps as a thumbnail, making your currently used app wider than the rest, this helps when working with related documents on different applications

How to Snap app side by side: Select any open window, then drag and bounce it against the side of your screen. All other windows you have open will appear on the opposite side. Select a window to have it fill the open space.

Snap app side by side windows 10
Snap app side by side windows 10
  1. Organize open apps with virtual desktops: Virtual Desktops are created/customized desktop interface

How to open apps with virtual desktops: To create a new virtual desktop, select Task view on the taskbar > New desktop, then open some apps. To switch between desktops, go back to Task view 

12 tips on how to organize windows 10
12 tips on how to organize windows 10
  1. Quickly change settings in the action center: Provisions are made enabling you Quickly change settings in the action center

How to quickly change settings in the action center: Open action center, then select a quick action to instantly change a setting or open an app. Or right-click a quick action and select Go to Settings or Edit quick actions.

changing settings in action center
changing settings in action center
12 Tips on how to organize Windows 10
  1. Customize action center shortcuts: with ease, you can customize the action center shortcuts

How to customize action center shortcuts: Select Start  > Settings  > System  > Notifications & actions . Click and drag a quick action to reorder how they appear. Select the pin icon to add or remove quick actions to handpick the ones you want.

9 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
9 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
  1. Stay focused with focus assist: this feature enables you to stay focused from distractions of incoming notification while you work

How to stay focused with focus assist: Turn on focus assist to send notifications directly to the action center. Select action center on the taskbar > focus assist. there are other ways to also stay focused, to learn more click here to navigate to Microsoft support page.

10 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
10 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
  1. Get to your files on all your devices: with the Microsoft one Drive you can backup your files and access it on any windows system just by signing in to your account which makes it superb

How to get to your files with one Drive: On the right side of the taskbar, select OneDrive , then select the folder icon to open your OneDrive folder.

11 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
11 of 12 tips on how to organize windows 10
  1. Automatically back up your precious folders: Keep your Documents, Pictures, and Desktop folders automatically backed up with OneDrive so they’re protected even if you lose your PC.

How to automatically backup your previous folders with oneDrive: On the right side of the taskbar, select OneDrive  > More  > Settings. On the AutoSave tab, select Update folders and specify which folders you’d like to automatically sync.

backing up with oneDrive
backing up with oneDrive

Conclusion: For a better windows experience you can consider the tips listed above while working with windows 10. Did this article meet your expectations, what do you suggest or intend to say as a contribution or as a question. please let us know using the comment below, thanks and don’t forget to subscribe and share.

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