7 Windows 10 Awesome Features you might not know in 2020
Today I'll show you the 7 Windows 10 Awesome Features you might not know about in 2020. so keep watching this video till the end & do subscribe.
In both my career and personal life I'm often asked to share with people some of the more obscure features within the Windows operating system so in this video I'll show you some of those lesser-known features I've shared with others that you may not be familiar with and we're getting started right now.
First, we'll start off with an easy one:
- Windows Speech to Text
If you're tired of typing start dictating instead with Microsoft's speech recognition feature that it's built into Windows you will want to make sure that it's enabled by left-clicking the:
Start menu go into settings
Select time and language
Scroll down the page
Select speech inking and typing privacy settings
If speech services and typing suggestions are turned off turn it on with it turned on to go into any text field like notepad and select the Windows key + H on your keyboard to activate it works well if you're needing a break.
- Add More Clock
If you have friend’s family or business contacts located in different time zones adding additional clocks to the right side of your taskbar can help you to keep track of the local time in their area.
To enable this feature you'll head over to the old control panel go to the search box and type control panel then select clock it region then add clocks for different time zones click on the checkbox next to Show this clock in the drop-down menu pick a time zone below that to enter display name in the text box to save your changes you can just click on OK
To see the new clock you just added just hover your mouse over the time in the taskbar or you can click on the time and it will show up here.
- Volume Mixture
Most people when they need to adjust the volume they just hit the volume keys located on their keyboard if you want more control and who doesn't right-click the volume icon located in the system tray in the taskbar and select open volume mixer here you have sliders to adjust the volume of your speaker's system sounds and any programs you might have opened below the sliders are mute buttons which come in handy if you want to silence those annoying sounds coming from your system.
- How to change the image that appears on the lock screen?
This one is quick and easy right-click on your desktop and select personalize go to the lock screen settings over here to the right and background window spotlight is going to give you a rotation of images supplied by Microsoft selecting the picture and clicking on browse lets you find the image located on your computer that you'd like to use and the slideshow below picture lets you choose images within an entire folder on your system.
- Command Prompt Settings
Use the command prompt in the search bar type CMD and select command prompt if you want to customize the layout and overall look of the command prompt right click here at the top and select properties here you can change the cursor size the font size and type the colors used for the text and background and the overall opacity you can also change the transparency without going to properties by holding down the ctrl and shift keys and then using the mouse scroll wheel to adjust the level if you don't have a scroll wheel ctrl + shift with the minus and plus keys.
- Scientific, Programmer and More Calculators
Most people don't realize that it can do more than standard calculations if you select the menu icon in the upper left you have the options for scientific and programmer calculators you can also do easy conversions for angle data speed currency and many others.
- Character Map
If you're ever in the situation when you're writing an essay or email and you need a character that's not available on your keyboard go to the search box and type either charm app or character map.
Then select it in this new window find the character that you need double click on it. It will now appear in the characters to copy field click on copy and paste it wherever you need it or you could select a character and if you look in the lower right of this box you'll see a keystroke code in this case wherever you're writing hold down the Alt key and enter given number on your keyboard when you release the Alt key the character will appear.
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