How to Rearrange “Quick Actions” in the Windows 10 Action Center

Joel Lee 07-09-2016

There are two types of Windows 10 users: those who use the Action Center on a regular basis (for its useful notifications and quick actions) and those who never use the Action Center at all. In fact, a lot of users just disable the Action Center altogether How to Customize & Disable the Windows 10 Action Center The Windows 10 Action Center is a tool for power users. It collects all your important notifications and key system shortcuts in the Taskbar. We'll show you how to configure your Action Center to perfection. Read More .


If you fall into the first group, you’ve probably been annoyed at least once by the order of the Quick Actions — by this, I’m talking about the buttons for Network, Brightness, VPN, Location, Airplane Mode, etc.

Well, thanks to the improvements in the Anniversary Update 9 Windows 10 Anniversary Update Features You'll Love Are you still on the fence about the Windows 10 Anniversary Update? We have summarized the most important new features. Be sure to try all of them if you've already upgraded! Read More , you can now rearrange these buttons however you want.


All you have to do is launch the Settings app and navigate to System > Notifications & actions. In the right panel, the very first thing you’ll see is the Quick Actions section where you can click-hold-and-drag to move the buttons around.

You can also click on Add or remove quick actions to disable the ones you never use, thus freeing up space on your potentially-cluttered Action Center.


How often do you use the Action Center? Do you find the notifications useful or are they just an annoyance? Tell us about it in the comments!

Related topics: Windows 10, Windows Action Center, Windows Tricks.

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