Windows 10 is on 67 million PC's as of August 2015, and with all new PC's coming with Windows 10 by default that number is just going to increase. So since we have a new Windows operating system at hand, it's time to find the hidden tips and tricks of Windows 10, so we can customize it as per our own personal convenience.
Customizing the Start Menu in Windows 10
Switching between Tablet & Desktop Modes in Windows 10
You can switch between the desktop and the tablet mode, by opening the Notifications button located in the system tray, just next to the time. Once there, you can choose either Tablet mode or Desktop mode depending on which mode you are currently on. This part of the Windows 10 Tips and Tricks helps you to customize the layout as per your liking, especially if you have a touchscreen device.
Sync Windows 10 with Android and iOs devices
As the third part of this Windows 10 Tips and Tricks series, we will be talking about a special app called Phone Companion. The app walks you through the process of syncing your emails, contacts, calendar, photos and more with your Andriod, iOs based devices. This is very handy when you use multiple devices for work.
Analyse drive contents in Windows 10
In earlier versions of Windows, you had to dig deeper and deeper to actually find and delete files you do not need, in order to save disk space. Is this part of Windows 10 tips and tricks, we will identify how you can go to the disk space analyzer and it will actually show you the different types of files you have across the drive. That makes it easier for you to delete things that you do not actually need, which is very helpful, especially if you download a lot of big files like videos.
Disable Wifi Sharing in Windows 10
One of the most important things in this series of Windows 10 Tips and Tricks is in reards to your wifi internet connection. Windows 10 by default allows anyone on your network of friends log into your wifi if they are in close range, without them needing to enter the secure wifi login key. This is a huge security issue, and hence one of the first things you should be doing with your Windows 10 PC. Right click on your wifi icon and then get into the settings panel. Once there, turn off al the icons that suggest as on and turn it off.
Control when Windows 10 installs the updates
In earlier Windows operating systems, you could turn off automatic updates, however, in Windows 10, you cannot turn off updates permanently. You can delete an update which is causing a problem, as has been reported in cases, where updates were freezing Windows 10 computers. You can also choose when the updates are installed, so the computer does not automatically shut down when you are working on something important. These changes are found under the Windows Update section of Windows 10. And now we are ready for the final and probably most important Windows 10 tips and tricks.
Downgrade from Windows 10 to earlier Windows
In the last of the series of Windows tips and tricks, we will talk about if and how you can go back to the earlier Windows Operating system on your computer. If you had a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 computer and has upgraded to Windows 10 within the last 30 days, then you do have an option to revert back to your earlier operating system. You have to type recovery in search on your Windows 10 computer and select the option go back to your respective Windows operating system.
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