Use the Action Center on your Samsung PC

Action center displayed on Samsung Galaxy Book S

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’ll find that information in the Action Center. You can also perform quick actions from the Center, such as quickly turning Wi-Fi on or off.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary based on model and software version.

Edit quick actions

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

Click 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 click Edit. From here, you can remove or add your desired quick actions. To add an action, click Add, and then choose your desired action. To remove something, click the Pin icon next to it. When you're finished, click Done.

Add or remove quick actions in Windows Settings

View and edit notifications

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

To view your recent notifications, click 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, click the X icon next to it. To dismiss all notifications, click Clear all notifications.

Action center displaying email notifications and its options

To edit what notifications appear, click Manage notifications at the top of the Action Center menu. Under notifications, adjust the settings according to your preferences. You can also individually turn on or off 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, click the Action Center icon in the far right corner of the taskbar. The brightness slider is at the bottom of the menu. Use your mouse to drag the slider to your desired level.

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

Action center with quick settings and a brightness slider bar below

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