How to Open "PC settings" in Windows 8 and 8.1
The PC settings screen is another way to set the Personalize, Users, Notifications, Search, Share, General, Privacy, Devices, Wireless, Ease of Access, Sync your settings, HomeGroup, and Windows Updates settings in Windows 8.
This tutorial will show you how to open PC settings in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
If you have your hard disks set to turn off
after being idle, then you will notice a short delay in opening PC settings while it waits for any turned off hard disks to spin back up.
EXAMPLE: "PC settings" in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
1. Do step 2 or 3 below for how you would like to open PC settings.
2. To Open PC settings from Settings Charm
A) In Windows 8
or Windows 8.1
, open the charms bar
from either your Start screen
or desktop, and click/tap on the Settings
charm. (see screenshot below) NOTE: You could also press the + I keys to open directly to the Settings charm in step 2B
B) Click/tap on the Change PC settings
link at the bottom right corner. (see screenshot below)
3. To Open PC settings from Apps screen
A) In Windows 8.1
, open your Apps screen
, and click/tap on the PC settings
tile. (see screenshot below)