Use the Action Center on your Samsung laptop or notebook

Last Update date : Jun 10. 2021
Use the Action Center on your Samsung laptop or notebook

The Action Center is an integral part of the Windows 10 experience. If your app has a new update or a download is finished, you will find that information in the Action Center. You can also perform quick actions from it, such as turning Wi-Fi on or off.

Note: Information provided applies to laptops and notebooks sold in Canada. Available screens and settings may vary for devices sold in other countries.

Edit quick actions

Quick actions are like shortcuts that let you swiftly control important features or settings. You can rearrange them or add new ones according to your preferences.

Edit quick actions

Select the Action Center icon in the far-right corner of the taskbar. It looks like a chat bubble. Right-click on the Action Center menu, and then select Edit. From here, you can remove or add your desired quick actions. To add an action, select Add, and then choose your desired action. To remove something, select the Pin icon next to it. When you are finished, select Done.

View and edit notifications

Another major role of the Action Center is sending app notifications. You can edit which apps send you notifications and even control the times they are sent with Focus assist.

To view your recent notifications, select the Action Center icon in the far-right corner of the taskbar. It looks like a chat bubble. Your newest notifications will appear at the top of the menu. To dismiss a single notification, hover over it and select the X icon. To dismiss all notifications, select Clear all notifications.

View and edit notifications

To edit the notifications that appear, select Manage notifications at the top of the Action Center menu. Under notifications, adjust the settings according to your preferences. You can also individually adjust which apps can you send you notifications.

Adjust the brightness from Action Center

If you are in a hurry, you can adjust your screen's brightness level right from the Action Center.

To change the brightness, select the Action Center icon in the far-right corner of the taskbar. The brightness slider is at the bottom of the menu; you may need to select Expand to view it. Then, use your mouse to drag the slider to your desired level.

Adjust the brightness from Action Center

Note: This option is only available if the computer is not connected to an external monitor.

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