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How to Open Settings in Windows 11?

Written by Wyatt Surrey

How do I open Settings in Windows 11? The Settings app was introduced on Windows 10 and has now improved a lot and is also available in Windows 11. This Gearupwindows article will walk you through several different ways to access the Settings app in Windows 11.

The Settings app is the main program in Windows 11/10. It enables control of the appearance and behavior of your software and hardware. The settings app under Windows 11 has been completely redesigned compared to Windows 10. It looks like this wonderful, and it’s easy to use too. It contains a left navigation area for categories and in the right area foldable sections with all the options for controlling your device.

There are several ways to access the Settings app on Windows 11. These are the following:

  1. Use the keyboard shortcut
  2. From the start menu
  3. Via the Windows search
  4. Via quick settings
  5. Using the Run command box
  6. Via Windows Terminal, PowerShell or command prompt

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Keyboard shortcuts

This is the fastest, easiest, and easiest way to access the Settings app on Windows 11. Press window + I simultaneously press the keys on your keyboard to open the Settings app.

Alternatively, press window + X Keys simultaneously from your keyboard to open and select the quick link menu the settings.

Start menu

If you don’t want to use a keyboard shortcut, you can open the settings of the begin Menu. Click on that begin in the system tray or press the window Key from the keyboard. Now click on that Settings gear icon.

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Windows search

Click on that search There is a button in the system tray or press window + S. Keys at the same time to open the Windows search box. Art the settings in the search field. Click on the settings in the search result to open it.

Quick settings

To start the Settings app from the Quick Settings area, press window + A Keys from the keyboard or click the quick settings area on the system tray. In the Quick Access area, click the Settings gear icon.

Execute command field

Press window + R. Buttons simultaneously to open the Run Dialog box. Art ms settings: in the Run box and press Enter on the keyboard to launch the Settings app.

Windows Terminal, PowerShell, or Command Prompt

Open PowerShell, Command Prompt, or Windows Terminal and enter ms settings:. Press Enter using the keyboard to open the Settings app.

To open the Windows Terminal, right-click the free space on the desktop and select the “Open in Windows Terminal” option.

About the author

Wyatt Surrey

Wyatt Serrey has spent over 17 years working in the tech industry and also been a Windows fan since he used Windows XP on his computer. He loves to help and teach others how to get the most from their devices, systems, and apps.

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