In this video, author Brian Culp demonstrates use of the Windows Mobility Center. He touches on all aspects of the Mobility Center, and spends time elaborating on the significance of the Presentation settings, and how those settings affect popups and notifications, the ability to enter into Sleep mode, and preventing the screen from turning off.
- [Voiceover] I want to mention something…that is quite useful on laptops called…the Mobility Center.…It was first included with a version of Windows…whose code name was Longhorn,…but you may remember it as Windows Vista.…Now the Mobility Center is not specifically mentioned…within the 697 exam objectives,…but the title of one of those objective domains…is Configure Mobility Options.…So it's certainly not going to do us any harm…to open up the Mobility Center…and have a quick look around.…
Plus, you might just discover a useful feature or two…like the ability to toggle into presentation mode.…In any event, the Mobility Center…can be launched from the power options…section of the Control Panel,…or just by typing in Mobility…from the Windows 10 Start menu.…Keep in mind, if you're trying this…from a desktop computer, it won't work.…There is no Mobility Center.…It only works on mobile devices.…So I'm going to do that right now.…I'm going to go to the Start menu…and start typing in "mobil" on a laptop computer here,…and I see Windows Mobility Center.…
This hands-on, practical course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to manage remote access in Windows 10—and prepare for the Manage Remote Access domain of Microsoft Certification exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices. Brian Culp shows how to create and enable a VPN connection, configure Remote Desktop, establish mobility policies, create and deploy workspaces, and configure offline storage and file syncing. Plus, learn how connect to printers and displays using Wi-Fi Direct.
Review the learning objectives for the Manage Remote Access domain of exam 70-697 at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-697.aspx.
- Creating and enabling a VPN connection
- Using Wi-Fi Sense
- Configuring Remote Desktop
- Troubleshooting with Remote Desktop
- Configuring power policies and mobility options
- Creating workspaces with Windows To Go and PowerShell
- Configuring offline files and file policies
- Adjusting sync options
- Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct devices