How to configure Quiet Hours in Windows 10

How do I change Quiet Hours settings in Windows 10?

Are you sick of useless notifications popping up in the corner of your screen? You couldn't care less about Adobe updates while you're working on the essay that's due tomorrow! You do, however, want to keep messenger notifications open because you're swapping ideas with a friend.

Quiet Hours for Windows 10 allows you to pick and choose what gets through its filter. Here's how to configure Quiet Hours to suit your preferences when it comes to being disturbed.

How to configure Quiet Hours in Windows 10

  1. Click the Action Center button in the taskbar. It looks like a speech bubble.
  2. Right-click Quiet hours.

    Click the Action Center button in the taskbar. Right-click Quiet hours.

  3. Click Go to settings.
  4. Click the switches beneath any options you'd like to disable or enable. You can also click the switches next to individual apps to enable or disable notifications.

    Click Go to settings. Click the switches beneath any options you would like to change.

That's it! Play around with these settings to ultimately find a balance of notifications, or turn everything off for guaranteed silence.

How to enable Quiet Hours mode

  1. Right-click the Action Center button in the taskbar. It looks like a speech bubble.
  2. Click Turn on quiet hours.

    Right-click the Action Center button in the taskbar. Click Turn on Quiet hours.

How to disable Quiet Hours mode

  1. Right-click the Action Center button in the taskbar. It looks like a speech bubble.
  2. Click Turn off quiet hours.

    Right-click the Action Center button in the taskbar. Click Turn off quiet hours.

Are you disturbed?

How often do you use Quiet Hours? What notifications do you let through? Let us know in the comments section below!