How to Connect an Xbox One Controller in Windows 10

The steps in this article were performed using a Bluetooth Xbox One Controller (like this one from Amazon) and a Windows 10 laptop. We cover the steps briefly at the start of the article, then go more in depth below. Click the search field at the bottom of the window, type “Control Panel” then click […]

How to Use Focus Assist in Windows 10

Your Windows 10 computer can show you a lot of notifications. Whether it’s emails, program updates, information about Windows 10, or something else, those notification boxes at the bottom-right of the screen can be quite frequent. Unfortunately they can be pretty distracting at times, so you may be looking for a way to turn them […]

How to Forget a Network in Windows 10

When you connect to a wireless network on your Windows 10 computer, you will be able to connect to that network in the future whenever it’s in range. This makes getting online in common locations much easier, as it prevents you from needing to enter your wireless network password every time you want to connect. […]

Quick Way to Uninstall an App in Windows 10

If you’ve been using Windows operating systems for a while, then you are likely familiar with the traditional way of uninstalling a program. You open the Control Panel, go to the Add/Remove Programs menu, then you click on an app and you uninstall it. But Windows 10 includes a simpler method for uninstalling an app, […]

How to Open the Downloads Folder in Windows 10

When you start using a Web browser on your computer, such as the default Microsoft Edge browser or a third-party option like Chrome or Firefox, then files that you download in the browser will be saved to your computer’s Downloads folder by default. Keeping all of your downloads in this location is helpful because it […]

How to Remove Microsoft Store from the Taskbar in Windows 10

The Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 computer provides a simple way for you to acquire apps for your computer. Whether you are looking for productivity apps or games, their marketplace makes it easy to find them. By default you have a Microsoft Store icon in the taskbar at the bottom of the screen that […]

How to Turn Off Conversation View in Windows 10 Mail

Like many other popular email services, such as Gmail and Outlook, the Windows 10 Mail application will group your emails into conversations by default. This means that every email that is part of the same conversation will be listed as one message in your inbox. While this can be helpful if you like to see […]

How to Remove the Default Signature in Windows 10 Mail

While many of the most popular email providers have good mail applications that you can use in your Web browser, you may like the look and utility of a desktop mail app instead. You have options like Outlook that cost some money, but there is also a default Mail app in Windows 10 that you […]

How to Empty the Recycle Bin in Windows 10

The trash can, or recycle bin, on your computer is the location where most of your deleted files go. Whether it’s old documents, pictures, or downloaded files, most things that you want to remove from your computer will go to your recycle bin. But your recycle bin doesn’t empty itself and, if you haven’t emptied […]

How to Turn on the Magnifier in Windows 10

Your Windows 10 computer has a feature that can automatically zoom everything on the screen by a certain percentage. If you’ve never adjust the settings for the magnifier before, then this value is probably set at 200%. This means that everything on the screen will be twice as big, making it much easier to view. […]