Windows tips

God Mode

If you are familiar with windows 10, you might have noticed that many settings in windows 10 are placed into the start menu, control panel, and the system settings. However, if you want to have all these settings being listed at the same place then this is the tricks for windows 10 that you must apply. For this, you need to right-click on the desktop ➜ New ➜ Folder ➜ and rename this folder to “GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}“. This will change the folder icon to something like of control panel, and when you click on that icon you will see all those settings available on the big single lists. This is one of the advanced features that we have listed on windows 10 tips and tricks, so be careful to each of those settings, and don’t modify those settings if you are unfamiliar with those.

Automate Deleting Files

If you are tired of deleting junk and temporary files manually again and again, then this step might be helpful for you. To automate it, go to Settings ➜ System ➜ Storage ➜ Turn on the storage settings. Just below that toggle button, you can find the configuration link. By clicking on that “configure storage sense“, you can when this clean up should be run like when the storage is low or should run in every week or month. On top of that, you can also set either the temporary files and downloaded files that haven’t been used for a long time should be deleted or not as well. This kind of option really helps those people who don’t have enough time to check each file either that should be deleted or not. On the contrary, it may also delete the important files which have not been opened for a long period of time. So, we suggest that you also consider that condition as well.

Edge Reading View

Windows 10 has replaced IE (Internet Explorer) with Edge, but did you know that Edge has a reading view option? For the test, let’s open another article on tips to improve smartphone battery life in Edge. As you can see in the image there is a book like icons on the right side of the URL bar. If you click on that it will toggle the reading mode on the Edge. Once the reading mode is activated, all other distractions will be removed from the page making it easier to focus more on the content. On top of that, you can make the Edge to read the content by clicking on “Read Aloud“. “Grammars Tools” is also available in the reading mode from where you can highlight all the nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs that are present on that article or content.


The calculator has been improved dramatically in windows 10 than the previous versions of windows. You can open the calculator by searching it on the search bar directly. Most of you should be familiar with the standard calculator. Click the menu icon of the top-left corner to see the full features available in that calculator. There you can find additional calculators such as scientific, programmer, and date calculation. Furthermore, you can find many conversion features like currency, volume, length, area, and many more conversion. With the help of these features, it will be quicker to calculate how much the value would be when you converted it.

Steps Recorder

This is the most exciting trick in our lists of windows 10 tips and tricks. With this feature, you can record all the steps you have done between the start and stop of the recorder. This will take a screenshot of every new step you have done and also generate the description of the step. So, for example, if you start a steps recorder and copy a file from one place to another. Then, it will generate the screenshot and also the steps like “User right-clicks on file_name“, “User left double click on the folder_name“, “User keyboard input on …“.  Isn’t that great? It’s great and is pretty sure that this 11th trick of our windows 10 tips and tricks article might be so helpful especially if you want to create a step by step guides for any other or for some blog article as well. To start, it’s pretty easy, just search “Steps Recorder” on the search box on the windows and start recording after opening the applications.

Nearby Sharing

Next on our list is windows nearby sharing. To turn on this feature you need to go to Settings ➜ System ➜ Shared experiences ➜ Turn on Nearby Sharing. You can set either you want to receive from Everyone nearby or from your device only as well. Once, you set it on, you can send images, documents, or any page link from the browser to the nearby devices. You can find this nearby sharing toggle in the windows notification panel, located at the bottom right corner, from there you can easily turn it off once the sharing is completed.

Dark Mode

This tricks for windows 10 is for those people who are a big fan of Dark Mode. With windows 10 we can apply this dark mode to give some nice feeling to our eyes. To enable this, go to Settings ➜ Personalization ➜ Colors and select Dark from Choose Your Colour dropdown options. You can also set it to Custom and select default window mode as Dark whereas default app mode to Light as well.

Emoji Menu

We have include Emoji Menu in our number 9 of windows 10 tips and tricks lists. To trigger this menu anywhere, you need to press “windows+.“, here “. (period)” is not from the numeric keypad. You can open this emoji menu windows whenever you want to add emoji somewhere. This might be useful while commenting on a different platform like Youtube, Facebook, and so on.

Virtual Desktop

Now, you don’t need to install an application to create a virtual desktop. If you have window 10 in your system, and you want to do multitask at the same time, then it has become possible now because of this virtual desktop feature. To use this amazing feature,  you just need to press “window + Tab” keys simultaneously. You can also click on the Task View (the icon to the right of the Windows menu) directly as well. After opening the tiles view of different currently active windows, you need to drag one of the windows and place it on the “+ New Desktop“. Or, if you want to create a totally new one, you can just click on “+ New Desktop” and pick the newly-created desktop. When you pick a newly-created virtual desktop, this will separate your new window from the previously created, window i.e, you can’t find all previously opened apps minimized instead this window will be totally fresh like when you restart your computer. This is one of the best features that you can use, while you are using your social media or watching movies and suddenly need to switch to a new desktop when your boss takes a sneak peek on your screen. To remove any virtual desktop, you need to click the “windows + tab” and cross the intended window by clicking on the cross-icon located on the top right corner of each window.

Aero Shake

This is the old classic trick that’s been working since Windows 7, but many of you might not know until now. In many cases, we might be working in multiple windows at a time, so if you want to hide all other clutter windows quickly by leaving only a single window open. Then, all you need to do is point your cursor on the title bar by holding the left mouse button on one of the opened windows and need to shake left and right. This will minimize all other windows within seconds of shaking. This will remove the tasks of minimizing each window separately.