How to use Windows 10
Get new tips and shortcuts that can make Windows 10 work better for you.
Get (or give) tech help
Quick Assist lets you view or share a computer and help someone—from anywhere.
Return to past activities in your timeline
To open your timeline, select Task View on the taskbar, or press Windows logo key + Tab. Scroll down until you find the thing you want to return to, and then click it to pick up right where you left off.
Take a snip of what's on your screen
Press Windows logo key + Shift + S to open the snipping bar, then drag the cursor over the area you want to capture. The area you snipped will be saved to your clipboard.
Find a photo fast
Search your photos for a person, place, thing and text. You can also find favourites, and specific files or folders. Photos adds tags for you, so you can find what you want without endless scrolling.
Snap apps side by side
Select any open window, then drag and bounce it against the side of your screen. All other windows you have open will appear on the opposite side. Select a window to have it fill the open space.
Talk instead of type
On the touch keyboard, select microphone. On a physical keyboard, press Windows logo key + H to dictate what’s on your mind.
Create beautiful presentations
Enter your content in PowerPoint and get suggestions for your presentation. Want to change the design? Select Design > Design Ideas to see other options.
Take control of PC updates
Sometimes updates come at a time when you’re in the middle of an important email, meeting, or document. It’s easy to pause them temporarily.LEARN MORE
Time savers in Windows 10
Navigate faster with built-in features like Universal Search, Snap Assist and Timeline.
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Change a password, update security information, and keep vital account details up to date.
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