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How to customize Windows 10's Action Center

Nick Mediati | Aug. 11, 2015
New in Windows 10 is the Action Center, a unified place for all system notifications and quick access to various settings. It lives in a slide-out pane that appears at the press of an icon in the taskbar. It's a nice addition to Windows, and it's plenty customizable. Here's a quick overview of your options.

Some apps, such as Twitter's Windows app, offer more granular options over what sort of actions generate a notification. Poke around in the settings of the apps you use to see if

Clear out notifications

After a while, you might accumulate quite the collection of notifications in your PC's Action Center. Clearing them out is a cinch, though.

Open Action Center by clicking the Action Center icon in the system tray--it resembles a speech bubble. From here, you can delete individual notifications, clear out an entire section, or clear the whole thing.

To delete individual notifications, mouse over the notification you want to get rid of, and click the "X" button that appears. If you would like to clear out an entire section, mouse over the section heading, then click the "X" button.

Finally, if you want to delete all notifications, click Clear all in the upper right corner of the Action Center pane.

 

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