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Run Commands to Access Windows 10 Settings

Published by Soufiane Sabiri | Categories : Computers - Tips & Tricks - Computers - Windows 10

Do you want to access your Settings the fastest way possible?

As you know Windows 10 OS comes with a built-in Settings app that has been added to the OS to switch the traditional Control Panel.

Users can change and customize varied settings and choices utilizing the Settings app. It consists of a number of classes/sections and pages that offer toggle buttons and different controls to activate/off choices and alter performance of the OS.

You may open the Settings app in Home windows 10 by urgent Windows+I keys or from Start Menu.

Right now on this tutorial, you’re going to learn how to open specific pages in the Settings App without a hassle.

You can run these commands in Run (Windows+R), in the Command Prompt (CMD), in PowerShell or in the Target path in the Explorer (Windows+E).

Let’s dive in!

List of Settings App Commands to Make Your Life Easier

Here is the list of commands for you to try or create a shortcut for them:

Run Commands Settings App Target
ms-settings: Settings main page
ms-settings:display Display
ms-settings:nightlight Display -> Night light settings
ms-settings:sound Sound
ms-settings:notifications Notifications & actions
ms-settings:quiethours Focus Assist
ms-settings:powersleep Power & sleep
ms-settings:batterysaver Battery
ms-settings:batterysaver-usagedetails Battery -> Battery usage by app
ms-settings:batterysaver-settings Battery -> Battery saver settings
ms-settings:storagesense Storage
ms-settings:savelocations Storage -> Change where new content is saved
ms-settings:storagepolicies Storage -> Change how we free up space
ms-settings:tabletmode Tablet mode
ms-settings:multitasking Multitasking
ms-settings:project Projecting to this PC
ms-settings:crossdevice Shared experiences
ms-settings:clipboard Clipboard
ms-settings:remotedesktop Remote Desktop
ms-settings:about About
ms-settings:bluetooth Bluetooth & other devices
ms-settings:printers Printers & scanners
ms-settings:mousetouchpad Mouse
ms-settings:devices-touchpad Touchpad
ms-settings:typing Typing
ms-settings:pen Pen & Windows Ink
ms-settings:autoplay AutoPlay
ms-settings:usb USB
ms-settings:mobile-devices Phone
Network & Internet
ms-settings:network-status Status
ms-settings:network-cellular Cellular & SIM
ms-settings:network-wifi Wi-Fi
ms-settings:network-wifisettings Wi-Fi -> Manage known networks
ms-settings:network-wificalling Wi-Fi calling
ms-settings:network-ethernet Ethernet
ms-settings:network-dialup Dial-up
ms-settings:network-vpn VPN
ms-settings:network-airplanemode Airplane mode
ms-settings:network-mobilehotspot Mobile hotspot
ms-settings:datausage Data usage
ms-settings:network-proxy Proxy
ms-settings:personalization-background Background
ms-settings:colors Colors
ms-settings:lockscreen Lock screen
ms-settings:themes Themes
ms-settings:fonts Fonts
ms-settings:personalization-start Start
ms-settings:taskbar Taskbar
ms-settings:appsfeatures Apps & features
ms-settings:optionalfeatures Apps & features -> Manage optional features
ms-settings:defaultapps Default apps
ms-settings:maps Offline maps
ms-settings:appsforwebsites Apps for websites
ms-settings:videoplayback Video playback
ms-settings:startupapps Startup
ms-settings:yourinfo Your info
ms-settings:emailandaccounts Email & app accounts
ms-settings:signinoptions Sign-in options
ms-settings:workplace Access work or school
ms-settings:otherusers Family & other people
ms-settings:sync Sync your settings
Time & language
ms-settings:dateandtime Date & time
ms-settings:regionlanguage Region & language
ms-settings:speech Speech
ms-settings:gaming-gamebar Game bar
ms-settings:gaming-gamedvr Game DVR
ms-settings:gaming-broadcasting Broadcasting
ms-settings:gaming-gamemode Game Mode
ms-settings:gaming-trueplay TruePlay
ms-settings:gaming-xboxnetworking Xbox Networking
Ease of Access
ms-settings:easeofaccess-display Display
ms-settings:easeofaccess-magnifier Magnifier
ms-settings:easeofaccess-colorfilter Color filters
ms-settings:easeofaccess-highcontrast High contrast
ms-settings:easeofaccess-narrator Narrator
ms-settings:easeofaccess-audio Audio
ms-settings:easeofaccess-closedcaptioning Closed captions
ms-settings:easeofaccess-speechrecognition Speech
ms-settings:easeofaccess-keyboard Keyboard
ms-settings:easeofaccess-mouse Mouse
ms-settings:easeofaccess-eyegaze Eye control
ms-settings:easeofaccess-otheroptions Other options
ms-settings:cortana Talk to Cortana
ms-settings:cortana-permissions Permissions & history
ms-settings:cortana-notifications Notifications
ms-settings:cortana-moredetails More details
ms-settings:privacy-general General
ms-settings:privacy-speechtyping Speech, inking, & typing
ms-settings:privacy-feedback Diagnostics & feedback
ms-settings:privacy-activityhistory Activity History
ms-settings:privacy-location Location
ms-settings:privacy-webcam Camera
ms-settings:privacy-microphone Microphone
ms-settings:privacy-notifications Notifications
ms-settings:privacy-accountinfo Account info
ms-settings:privacy-contacts Contacts
ms-settings:privacy-calendar Calendar
ms-settings:privacy-callhistory Call history
ms-settings:privacy-email Email
ms-settings:privacy-tasks Tasks
ms-settings:privacy-messaging Messaging
ms-settings:privacy-radios Radios
ms-settings:privacy-customdevices Other devices
ms-settings:privacy-backgroundapps Background apps
ms-settings:privacy-appdiagnostics App diagnostics
ms-settings:privacy-automaticfiledownloads Automatic file downloads
ms-settings:privacy-documents Documents
ms-settings:privacy-pictures Pictures
ms-settings:privacy-videos Videos
ms-settings:privacy-broadfilesystemaccess File system
Update & security
ms-settings:windowsupdate Windows Update
ms-settings:windowsupdate-action Windows Update -> Check for updates
ms-settings:windowsupdate-history Windows Update -> Update history
ms-settings:windowsupdate-restartoptions Windows Update -> Restart options
ms-settings:windowsupdate-options Windows Update -> Advanced options
ms-settings:windowsdefender Windows Security / Defender
ms-settings:backup Backup
ms-settings:troubleshoot Troubleshoot
ms-settings:recovery Recovery
ms-settings:activation Activation
ms-settings:findmydevice Find My Device
ms-settings:developers For developers
ms-settings:windowsinsider Windows Insider Program
Mixed reality
ms-settings:holographic-audio Audio and speech

Create a Shortcut for Specific Settings App Setting

You can create a shortcut to access any setting in the Settings app using the command in the table above.

Right-click on your Desktop and choose “New” > “Shortcut“.

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Paste the command, click “Next” and give a name to your Shortcut.

run commands settings app windows 10 2 backup shortcut create

There you go!

Your shortcut is now ready, use it as you wish.

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If you have any questions feel free to leave them below. I will answer.

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Author: Soufiane Sabiri

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