How to Add Resource Widget in Windows 11



The article provides a guide on how to add Memory, CPU, and GPU widgets to the Widgets board in Windows 11 via the Windows Dev Home app. This app, which offers widget components for monitoring system resources, is downloadable from the Microsoft Store, GitHub, or winget. After installation, users can select resource widgets to monitor…

This article explains how to add or pin Memory, CPU, and GPU widgets on the Widgets board in Windows 11.

Widgets are feeds of content such as news, weather, stocks, and traffic that are automatically updated with live information on your widgets board. It is automatically added to the Taskbar after installing Windows 11.

The new Windows Dev Home app includes widget components allowing you to monitor system resources, including the CPU, Memory, GPU, and Network.

Installing the new Dev Home app lets you add resource widgets to quickly get information about your Windows device. The app is available in the Microsoft Store, on GitHub, and via winget.

Below is how to easily install the Windows Dev Home app to help you add resources widgets to the widgets board in Windows 11.

Add CPU, Memory (RAM), and GPU widgets in Windows

As described above, when you install the new Windows Dev Home app, you can add your device’s resources to the Widget board to display graphs such as CPU, RAM, GPU, and performance details.

Here’s how to do that.

First, you need to install the new Dev Home app. You can either use the Microsoft Store app, GitHub, or the winget tools to install it.

Here’s how to install it using the winget command.

Open the Windows Terminal app as administrator. Then run the commands below to install the app.

winget install --id Microsoft.DevHome -e

Once successfully installed, you will see a success message.

After that, launch the Widget and select the resources you want to monitor to add.

Add widget button

Click the add button next to the resource you wish to add and close the window.

Add widgets window

This is how the Widget will look with the resource widgets.

Widget board with resources

That should do it!


This post showed you how to add device resources to the widget board in Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comments form below.

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