Lock your Windows 10 PC automatically when you step away from it
If you forget to lock your PC or tablet when you step away, Windows Hello can use a phone that’s paired with your device to automatically lock it shortly after you’re out of Bluetooth range. To set things up, you’ll need to use Bluetooth to pair your phone with your PC and select the check box under Dynamic lock.
Think of the Hub as the place where Microsoft Edge keeps the things you collect on the web. My select Hub to view your favorites, reading list, browsing history, and current downloads. To import your favorites from another browser, select Hub > Favorites > Import favorites. Press and hold (or right-click) any item in the list and select Sort by name to arrange them alphabetically.
To get more info about something you see on a webpage in Microsoft Edge, select a word, phrase, or image; right-click it (or press and hold); and then select Ask Cortana.
Cortana may also spontaneously offer to help as you browse with coupons or contact info for businesses, song lyrics, or useful app links on related websites. Note: Cortana and some Cortana features are only available in select regions.
There are two ways to take advantage of scanning with Windows Defender. If you are using a different antivirus program, you can use Windows 10 Limited Periodic Scanning to periodically scan your PC. If you’re already using Windows Defender as your antivirus program, use the Windows Defender Scan Menu to make sure that specific files or folders are safe. Both scans will notify you immediately if any threats are found.
Web Note in Microsoft Edge can lets you write, doodle, draw, or highlight on webpages. If your wont:
– Select Microsoft Edge on your taskbar, and go to the page you want to write on.
– Select Make a Web Note Web Note and then select Pen (2), Highlight (3), or Add a note (5) to mark up the page. Select Pan (1) to move around the page, and Erase (4) to delete marks or notes.
Save or share your Web Note, or select Clip (6) to copy part of the marked up page to your clipboard.
Here are 3 ways to make your battery last longer when you can’t plug in your laptop or tablet.
Firstly, use battery saver. Select the Start Windows logo Start button button, and then select Settings Gear-shaped Settings icon > System > Battery. By default, battery saver turns itself on when your battery level goes below 20%, but you can adjust this in Battery settings.
Updates require to restart your PC and sign in to Windows in order to finish installing the update, which means you might sign in to Windows and find you can’t use your PC until the update is finished. Windows 10 helps prevent this from happening by allowing Windows to use your sign in info to create a special token.
Can’t find your printer in the list? Make sure that it’s turned on and connected to the same WiFi network as your phone. If you still can’t find it, check if your printer is compatible with Windows 10 Mobile.
If you move to a different country or region, change your region setting to keep shopping at Store. Note: Most products purchased from Windows Store in one region will not work in another. This includes Xbox Live Gold and Groove Music Pass, apps, games, music, films and TV programmes.