In Windows 11, notification center is where to find your app notifications, as well as quick settings, which give you quick access to commonly used settings and apps. Change your notification settings at any time from the Settings app.

  • Select the Start button, and then select Settings.

  • Go to System > Notifications.

Do any of the following:

  • Turn notifications, banners, and sounds on or off for some or all notification senders.

  • Turn tips and suggestions about Windows On or Off.

To add or remove quick settings:

  • Select the battery, network, or volume icon to open the quick settings panel.

  • Right-click on the quick settings panel and select Edit quick settings.

  • Select the Add button to add a quick setting or press the pin icon to remove.

  • You can also press and hold (or select) any quick settings, then drag to rearrange them.

In Windows 10, action center is where to find your app notifications, as well as quick actions, which give you quick access to commonly used settings and apps. Change your action center settings at any time from the Settings app.

  1. Select the Start button, and then select Settings .

  2. Go to System > Notifications & actions.

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  3. Do any of the following:

    • Choose the quick actions you'll see in action center.

    • Turn notifications, banners, and sounds on or off for some or all notification senders.

    • Choose whether to see notifications on the lock screen.

    • Choose whether to see notifications when you're duplicating your screen.

    • Turn tips, tricks, and suggestions about Windows on or off.

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