Turn Focus assist on or off in Windows 10


Focus assist (also called quiet hours in earlier version of Windows 10) allows you to avoid distracting notifications when you need to stay focused. Here's how to turn this setting on or off:

  • Select the Action Center  icon on the taskbar.

  • Select Focus assist to turn it on or off. (You may need to select Expand first.)
    Action Center icon and Quiet hours tile.