Notifications are messages that the computer displays when there is important information from an application that needs your attention. Generally, notifications are very valuable. But sometimes they can be unnecessary and distracting. See how to enable and disable notifications for specific applications.
- [Instructor] This movie is all about notifications,…which are little alerts that pop-up on your screen…from time to time.…Notifications allow your applications…to communicate with you.…There are two places where you'll see notifications.…When you first receive a notification,…it might look like this.…(light music)…This is called a banner.…It's a notification that requires your immediate attention.…If you click on a notification like this,…it will open the related application…to show you the relevant information.…Clicking on this notification will take me…to that appointment in my calendar.…
But, for the moment, I'm not going to do…anything with this banner.…Instead, I want to go to the action center,…which I can do by clicking on the action center button…in the system tray.…Notifications are listed inside of the action center here.…So, I can see the notification that I just received…as well as another one from earlier in the day…that I have not yet cleared.…Earlier, I imported some photos into the photos app,…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: understanding essential folder structure, including the user folder; using shortcuts to files and folders; and creating 3D objects in Paint 3D.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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