How to Access Notifications and Quick Action Center in Windows 10

This article describes steps one can take to access notifications and the quick action center in Windows 10.

Windows 10 puts notifications and quick actions in the action center at the bottom right of the taskbar. From this location, you can quickly access systems’ notifications like printer issues, Wi-Fi connection errors, app settings, and more.

This can also serve as a shortcut to many of the app settings on your Windows 10 computer. The action center can be accessed on the taskbar to the right. On touch screen computers, simply swap to the left from the right to show the action center.

Not only can you access notifications and jump to the settings page, but you can also quickly turn on or off features from there. If you want to disable Bluetooth, simply click the Bluetooth block to turn it on or off.

Select one to turn the setting on or off, or open the app. To jump to a setting page in the Settings app, press and hold (or right-click) one of the settings, then select Go to Settings.

windows 10 action center

The action center shows Airplane mode, Bluetooth, brightness, Night light, network, VPN, Project, Quiet hours, and more.

From the action center, you can quickly go to each of these feature setting pages by simply right-clicking the feature and selecting Go to Settings

windows 10 action center

To go to the Bluetooth setting page, right-click the Bluetooth from the action center and select Go to Settings as shown below.


This is how to access Windows 10 action center to view notifications and quickly turn settings on or off. It also allows you to quickly jump to the settings page in the Settings app.