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Change your app recommendation settings in Windows
Select Start > Settings > Apps > Apps & features . Next to Choose where to get apps, select one of the available options. To see recommendations, select Anywhere, but let me know if there's a comparable app in the Microsoft Store . To stop seeing app recommendations, select Anywhere.
Apps and services - Microsoft Support
Apps Use apps in tabs in channels and chats Insert app content into a message Chat with a bot Use apps in meetings Get app notifications in a channel Use apps with a personal view. Workflows Browse and add workflows Add or run a workflow from a message
Applies To: Microsoft Teams
App permissions - Microsoft Support
Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs, and registry: The app has the ability to read or write to all your files (including documents, pictures, and music) and registry settings, which allows the app to make changes to your computer and settings. It can use any peripheral devices that are either attached or part of your device (such as cameras, microphones, or printers) without notifying you.
Windows background apps and your privacy - Microsoft Support
Select Start , then select Settings > Apps > Apps & features. Scroll to the desired app, select More options on the right edge of the window, then select Advanced options. In the Background apps permissions section, under Let this app run in the background, select one of the following options:
Install, manage, or uninstall apps in Microsoft Edge
Install, manage, or uninstall apps in Microsoft Edge. With Microsoft Edge, you can install and manage applications from your favorite web sites onto your devices for fast access. Use the edge://apps page to see your installed applications and manage app permissions. You can sort installed applications by installation date, recently used and alphabetically.
Applies To: Microsoft Edge
Choose language settings for your keyboard, websites, and apps
You can add an input language in Settings. Adding an input language lets you set a language-preference order for websites and apps. It also lets you change your keyboard language. Select Start > Settings > Time & Language > Language.
Open file links directly in Office desktop apps - Microsoft Support
We've designed an experience where you get to decide what you prefer, and then your links open in your preferred mode - either the Office web apps or the Office desktop apps. This way if you prefer to work in the Microsoft 365 desktop apps most of the time, you can get to work in fewer clicks by turning on this feature.
Applies To: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, Outlook for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365, Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac, Word for Microsoft 365 for Mac, Outlook for Microsoft 365 for Mac, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 for Mac
Sound Recorder app for Windows: FAQ - Microsoft Support
Sound Recorder app for Windows: FAQ. Sound Recorder is an app you can use to record audio for up to three hours per recording file. You can use it side by side with other apps, which allows you to record sound while you continue working on your PC. (While there is also a desktop program called Sound Recorder, this article is about the Sound Recorder app.)
How to use the PC Health Check app - Microsoft Support
If you don't have PC Health Check installed, you can install it by going to and following the prompts to download and install the app. Check Windows 11 eligibility If you’re currently running Windows 10, PC Health Check provides a comprehensive eligibility check for your device to ensure it meets the Windows 11 minimum system requirements .
Play music in the Groove app on Windows 10 - Microsoft Support
Windows 10. In Windows 10, Groove Music is pinned on Start . You'll also see it listed alphabetically in your apps. Compatible song files in your Music folder will appear in the app. To point Groove to additional folders, launch the app and go to Settings . Under Music on this PC, select Choose where we look for music.