How to use new Windows 10 feature

Windows 10 is the latest version introduced to customers on 29th July 2015. The new version of Windows has come up with many features, you will get to know about. Windows can be accessed in every device including smartphones, PC, tablets, etc with a compulsory Microsoft account.

Microsoft is the new browser, very different from the Internet Explorer. This offers search engines and allows users to do social sharing. Most importantly, Windows 10 is up with its first artificial intelligence responding to human voice if enabled. Users can ask questions and interact with Cortana, a new AI feature. The article further talks about eight more important upgrades of the new version and will give you an idea about the coming future innovations.

1. The start menu is back

After the modification of Windows 8, the start menu returns uniting Windows7 and Windows 8. The start menu has the Windows sign, at the left, you could see the power button, settings and option to personalize the computer. To the right, the most recent and used apps are shown. It makes it more attractive with live title apps and the search option below. The evolution of the operating system has provided users with space to customize their favourite programs, websites, and apps displayed in Live title.

2. Cortana is here

The voice-activated features in Windows10 is introduced. Cortana is a personal AI assistant that works on your voice command if you say, “Hey, Cortana”.

To know how to activate Cortana, here are the instructions:

· Type Cortana in the search box below in the taskbar, it would show many options with Cortana but click at Cortana permissions.

· Next, you will be on settings in the ‘Talk to Cortana” section. Enable ‘Hey Cortana’ to perform the task by sliding it to On position.

You can now use your computer with the command by saying, “Hey, Cortana” and listen to her replies to perform tasks as per your command.

3. Xbox App

The Xbox app in Windows 10 allows discovering games. With a powerful wifi connection or broadband, the PC game setup using Xbox makes your operating system compatible with gaming software. Xbox app is pre-installed in every retailed version of Windows 10 and users are able to access other Microsoft services as long as they have Microsoft account. It asks to sign in so that the users can download available games for free. Xbox allows to capture the game via screenshot or screen recording, you just need to click the windows logo sign + G to see the result. Over a decade, Windows gaming will transform with interesting implemented ideas.

4. Easy Multitasking

Multi-tasking with Windows 10 is a new feature to learn with the following steps:

· Press Alt + Tab on the keyboard to switch in another tab.

· To share a screen with multiple apps at a time, grab the top of an app and take it to side. Further, choose another app to automatically snap into its place.

· Select Task view and click New desktop then open the app you want to use.

5. Universal Apps

Windows 10 has come up with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) which provides a platform with common apps on every device that runs Windows 10. Doesn’t matter if it's desktop PC, Xbox, etc as long as Windows 10 is installed in the device. Universal Windows Platform apps work with different types of input like keyboard, mouse, pen, Xbox controller, etc.

6. Office apps

The office app is an essential version of Office.com in Windows that is used to store documents and contacts. The Microsoft Office app used by Windows is Word, Excel, OneNote, Powerpoint, OneDrive, and so on. These are freely available in Windows 10 version, used in office, home, and school. These are mostly used in offline mode but, it can be accessed quickly on online mode as well. If needed, these apps are available and can be downloaded from Microsoft Store. Office apps allow to:

· : The office app is available at one place and gets information to understand better.

· : You can go to documents that have recently been used. You can jump to other documents you have pinned and the shared one.

· : Work with the documents and share them with others.

7. Action Center

Action center allows accessing various utilities from settings. This is responsible to notify the state of your computer through notifications, about different apps and Windows tips. The utilities can be accessed through the taskbar at the right corner, sorted as tiles. To turn off the action center notifications, click on the manage notifications section. Slide the button to turn off the notifications from apps and senders. If you want to disable the Windows Action Center completely, go to the search bar. Type ‘turn system’ icons, go to the settings page. Slide the button to turn off the Action Center. This feature is easy to control your device.

8. Unified Settings

The settings app is all about providing privacy to the users as per the guidelines of the company. Windows 10 has a modern style setting app which helps to navigate the system settings, network settings, and device settings. The settings app are complicated while dealing with some tasks. So, there always be a Control Panel in such cases for ease and to have a collaboration with previous versions of Windows.

Conclusion

Upgrading the software with new innovation and ideas has put users to expect more in an upgraded version like the coming Windows 10 pro. The modern operating system including artificial intelligence, split-screen, etc has made the system user-convenient. The system has been faster, secure, and easier to use than previous versions. The setting app is more sorted and the control panel has not been removed in order to resolve some complexities. More unimaginable software is to be launched for the future, to work in the required environment. Windows 10 is the latest version introduced to customers on 29th July 2015. The new version of Windows has come up with many features, you will get to know about. Windows can be accessed in every device including smartphones, PC, tablets, etc with a compulsory Microsoft account.

Microsoft is the new browser, very different from the Internet Explorer. This offers search engines and allows users to do social sharing. Most importantly, Windows 10 is up with its first artificial intelligence responding to human voice if enabled. Users can ask questions and interact with Cortana, a new AI feature. The article further talks about eight more important upgrades of the new version and will give you an idea about the coming future innovations.

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